wreq- An easy-to-use HTTP client library.

wreq- An easy-to-use HTTP client library.

A web client library that is designed for ease of use.

Tutorial: http://www.serpentine.com/wreq/tutorial.html

Features include:

  • Simple but powerful lens-based API
  • A solid test suite, and built on reliable libraries like http-client and lens
  • Session handling includes connection keep-alive and pooling, and cookie persistence
  • Automatic response body decompression
  • Powerful multipart form and file upload handling
  • Support for JSON requests and responses, including navigation of schema-less responses
  • Basic and OAuth2 bearer authentication
  • Early TLS support via the tls package