HTTPRequest

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elnormous / HTTPRequest

Single-header C++ HTTP request class

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HTTPRequest

HTTPRequest is a single-header library for making HTTP requests. You can just include it in your project and use it. HTTPRequest was tested on macOS, Windows and Linux, but it should work on most of the Linux-based platforms. Supports IPv4 and IPv6.

Usage

Example of GET request ```cpp

include "HTTPRequest.hpp"

try { // you can pass http::InternetProtocol::V6 to Request to make an IPv6 request http::Request request("http://test.com/test");

// send a get request
const http::Response response = request.send("GET");
std::cout << std::string(response.body.begin(), response.body.end()) << '\n'; // print the result

} catch (const std::exception& e) { std::cerr << "Request failed, error: " << e.what() << '\n'; } ```

Example of POST request ```cpp

include "HTTPRequest.hpp"

try { http::Request request("http://test.com/test"); // send a post request const http::Response response = request.send("POST", "foo=1&bar=baz", { "Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded" }); std::cout << std::string(response.body.begin(), response.body.end()) << '\n'; // print the result } catch (const std::exception& e) { std::cerr << "Request failed, error: " << e.what() << '\n'; } ```

Example of POST request by passing a map of parameters ```cpp

include "HTTPRequest.hpp"

try { http::Request request("http://test.com/test"); // pass parameters as a map std::map<:string std::string> parameters = {{"foo", "1"}, {"bar", "baz"}}; const http::Response response = request.send("POST", parameters, { "Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded" }); std::cout << std::string(response.body.begin(), response.body.end()) << '\n'; // print the result } catch (const std::exception& e) { std::cerr << "Request failed, error: " << e.what() << '\n'; } ```

License

HTTPRequest is released to the Public Domain.

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