Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Fedora 30 : About HTTPie.

From the official website we can get this info about this tool.
HTTPie consists of a single http command designed for painless debugging and interaction with
  • HTTP servers, RESTful APIs, and web services:
  • Sensible defaults;
  • Expressive and intuitive command syntax;
  • Colorized and formatted terminal output;
  • Built-in JSON support;
  • Persistent sessions;
  • Forms and file uploads;
  • HTTPS, proxies, and authentication support;
  • Support for arbitrary request data and headers;
  • Wget-like downloads;
  • Extensions;
  • Linux, macOS, and Windows support;
  • And more…
Let's install this tool:
[root@desk mythcat]# dnf install httpie
  httpie-0.9.4-13.fc30.noarch       python3-pygments-2.2.0-16.fc30.noarch 
Let's try a simple example:
[mythcat@desk ~]$ http httpie.org
HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently
CF-RAY: 4e18f3613c36acf4-OTP
Cache-Control: max-age=3600
Connection: keep-alive
Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:41:22 GMT
Expires: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:41:22 GMT
Location: https://httpie.org/
Server: cloudflare
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Vary: Accept-Encoding
The tool can also be tested online here.