http - perform HTTP queries from command line
http <get|head|put|delete> <url>
http is a tool to perform HTTP queries from the command line.
Informations and diagnostic goes to stderr. Data is taken from stdin
(for put) or output to stdout (for get).
If the environement variable http_proxy exists it will be used as a
The following commands are supported
get to send an http GET query. It fetches the given url to standard
head gets the header only of the url.
put to send an http PUT query (not recognized by all servers). It
reads data from standard input and then send them to the server.
to send an http DELETE query (not recognized by all servers).
The url is limited to 256 characters.
http get http://www.demailly.com/~dl/wwwtools.html > wwwtools.html
<L@Demailly.com>. Free software.
(See LICENSE file)