Curl.jl

A Julia HTTP curl library
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February 2013

DEPRECATED - THIS LIBRARY IS NO LONGER MAINTAINED.

Please see Requests.jl and LibCURL.jl for all your HTTP client needs.


Curl.jl

A little Julia client HTTP library. Curl.jl supports basic HTTP method usage (GET, POST, DELETE ...) for making requests to HTTP web servers.

Installation

  • Install Julia
  • From the Julia console Pkg.init() if not already done so
  • julia> Pkg.update(); Pkg.add("Curl"); using Curl

Examples

julia> using Curl

julia> using JSON

julia> Curl.get("http://jsonip.com").text
"{\"ip\":\"24.4.140.175\",\"about\":\"/about\"}"

julia> Curl.get("http://jsonip.com").headers[1]
9-element String Array:
 "HTTP/1.1 200 OK"
 "Server: nginx/1.2.6"
 "Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 03:34:17 GMT"
 "Content-Type: application/json"
 "Transfer-Encoding: chunked"
 "Connection: keep-alive"
 "Vary: Accept-Encoding"
 "Access-Control-Allow-Origin: *"
 "Access-Control-Allow-Methods: GET"

julia> JSON.parse(Curl.get("http://jsonip.com").text)["ip"]
"24.4.140.175"

julia> Curl.post("http://requestb.in/181n1gk1", { :arg1 => "var1" }).text
"ok\n"

julia> Curl.delete("http://requestb.in/181n1gk1").text
"ok\n"

julia> Curl.head("http://requestb.in/181n1gk1").text
""

julia> Curl.get("http://nytimes.com").text[1:92]
"<!DOCTYPE html>\n<!--[if IE]><![endif]--> \n<html lang=\"en\">\n<head>\n<title>The New York Times "

julia> Curl.get("http://nytimes.com").headers[2]
12-element String Array:
 "HTTP/1.1 200 OK"
 "Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 03:36:02 GMT"
 "Server: Apache"
 "expires: Thu, 01 Dec 1994 16:00:00 GMT"
 "cache-control: no-cache"
 "pragma: no-cache"
 "Set-Cookie: RMID=007f0100629751298aa2003f; Expires=Mon, 24 Feb 2014 03:36:02 GMT; Path=/; Domain=.nytimes.com;"
 "Set-cookie: adxcs=-; path=/; domain=.nytimes.com"
 "Vary: Host"
 "Content-Length: 168147"
 "Connection: close"
 "Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8"

julia> Curl.options("http://thestar.com.my").headers[1]
9-element String Array:
 "HTTP/1.1 200 OK"
 "Cache-Control: max-age=60"
 "Allow: OPTIONS, TRACE, GET, HEAD, POST"
 "Content-Length: 0"
 "Server: Microsoft-IIS/7.5"
 "Public: OPTIONS, TRACE, GET, HEAD, POST"
 "X-Powered-By: ARR/2.5"
 "X-Powered-By: ASP.NET"
 "Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 01:28:42 GMT"

julia> Curl.patch("http://requestb.in/s5sgk7s5", { :arg1 => "var1" }).text

julia> Curl.put("http://requestb.in/1cvo9dy1", { :arg1 => "var1", :arg2 => "var2" }).text

...

TODO

  • Curl-multi
  • Promises / callback interface

Requirements

  • libcurl