httparty

Makes http fun again!

Install

gem install httparty

Requirements

Examples

```ruby # Use the class methods to get down to business quickly response = HTTParty.get(‘https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions?site=stackoverflow’)

puts response.body, response.code, response.message, response.headers.inspect

Or wrap things up in your own class

class StackExchange include HTTParty base_uri ‘api.stackexchange.com’

def initialize(service, page) @options = { query: service, page: page } end

def questions self.class.get(“/2.2/questions”, @options) end

def users self.class.get(“/2.2/users”, @options) end end

stack_exchange = StackExchange.new(“stackoverflow”, 1) puts stack_exchange.questions puts stack_exchange.users ```

See the examples directory for even more goodies.

Command Line Interface

httparty also includes the executable httparty which can be used to query web services and examine the resulting output. By default it will output the response as a pretty-printed Ruby object (useful for grokking the structure of output). This can also be overridden to output formatted XML or JSON. Execute httparty --help for all the options. Below is an example of how easy it is.

httparty "https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions?site=stackoverflow"

Help and Docs

Contributing