HTTP Clients


A simple HTTP and REST client for Ruby, inspired by the Sinatra microframework style of specifying actions: get, put, post, delete.

rest-client 186,818,906 Downloads Last release

rest-client/rest-client Last commit


An easy-to-use client library for making requests from Ruby. It uses a simple method chaining system for building requests, similar to Python's Requests.

http 48,392,756 Downloads Last release

httprb/http Last commit


Makes http fun! Also, makes consuming restful web services dead easy.

httparty 131,452,494 Downloads Last release

jnunemaker/httparty Last commit


Curb (probably CUrl-RuBy or something) provides Ruby-language bindings for the libcurl(3), a fully-featured client-side URL transfer library. cURL and libcurl live at

curb 22,318,928 Downloads Last release

taf2/curb Last commit


Like a modern code version of the mythical beast with 100 serpent heads, Typhoeus runs HTTP requests in parallel while cleanly encapsulating handling logic.

typhoeus 55,445,604 Downloads Last release

typhoeus/typhoeus Last commit


The Mechanize library is used for automating interaction with websites. Mechanize automatically stores and sends cookies, follows redirects, and can follow links and submit forms. Form fields can be populated and submitted. Mechanize also keeps track of the sites that you have visited as a history.

mechanize 19,553,254 Downloads Last release



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