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HTTP clients

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faraday

20.06
HTTP/REST API client library.
 Popularity
Downloads
115,183,824
Stars
4,192
Forks
634
Watchers
89
 Releases
Current version
0.15.3
Total releases
73
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
94%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
50%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
3,266

multipart-post

17.32
Use with Net::HTTP to do multipart form posts. IO values that have #content_type, #original_filename, and #local_path will be posted as a binary file.
 Popularity
Downloads
108,160,358
Stars
219
Forks
55
Watchers
10
 Releases
Current version
2.0.0
Total releases
11
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
41%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
78%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
212

rest-client

15.78
A simple HTTP and REST client for Ruby, inspired by the Sinatra microframework style of specifying actions: get, put, post, delete.
 Popularity
Downloads
86,788,807
Stars
4,488
Forks
774
Watchers
101
 Releases
Current version
2.0.2
Total releases
108
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
80%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
31%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
3,345

excon

11.37
EXtended http(s) CONnections
 Popularity
Downloads
68,502,148
Stars
904
Forks
221
Watchers
23
 Releases
Current version
0.62.0
Total releases
198
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
94%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
79%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
394

httparty

10.26
Makes http fun! Also, makes consuming restful web services dead easy.
 Popularity
Downloads
51,779,551
Stars
4,673
Forks
778
Watchers
63
 Releases
Current version
0.16.2
Total releases
69
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
87%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
69%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
3,743

httpclient

6.91
gives something like the functionality of libwww-perl (LWP) in Ruby
 Popularity
Downloads
40,793,629
Stars
638
Forks
229
Watchers
29
 Releases
Current version
2.8.3
Total releases
52
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
76%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
63%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
646

typhoeus

4.13
Like a modern code version of the mythical beast with 100 serpent heads, Typhoeus runs HTTP requests in parallel while cleanly encapsulating handling logic.
 Popularity
Downloads
18,296,722
Stars
3,394
Forks
353
Watchers
54
 Releases
Current version
1.3.0
Total releases
72
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
80%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
76%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
771

mechanize

3.06
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.
 Popularity
Downloads
10,519,057
Stars
3,769
Forks
420
Watchers
91
 Releases
Current version
2.7.6
Total releases
77
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
85%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
63%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
823

http

2.8
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.
 Popularity
Downloads
12,800,637
Stars
2,291
Forks
189
Watchers
49
 Releases
Current version
4.0.0
Total releases
80
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
78%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
74%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
397

httpi

2.56
Common interface for Ruby's HTTP libraries
 Popularity
Downloads
14,801,473
Stars
231
Forks
128
Watchers
11
 Releases
Current version
2.4.4
Total releases
49
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
93%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
74%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
109

curb

1.93
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 http://curl.haxx.se/
 Popularity
Downloads
8,900,473
Stars
1,153
Forks
202
Watchers
32
 Releases
Current version
0.9.6
Total releases
67
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
65%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
79%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
435

em-http-request

1.64
EventMachine based, async HTTP Request client
 Popularity
Downloads
7,021,619
Stars
1,169
Forks
205
Watchers
31
 Releases
Current version
1.1.5
Total releases
30
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
95%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
68%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
339

patron

0.41
Ruby HTTP client library based on libcurl
 Popularity
Downloads
1,284,257
Stars
522
Forks
70
Watchers
16
 Releases
Current version
0.13.1
Total releases
38
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
97%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
84%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
80

nestful

0.31
Simple Ruby HTTP/REST client with a sane API
 Popularity
Downloads
953,474
Stars
510
Forks
29
Watchers
13
 Releases
Current version
1.1.3
Total releases
22
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
61%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
56%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
35

api_smith

0.18
APISmith provides tools to make working with structured HTTP-based apis even easier.
 Popularity
Downloads
551,232
 Releases
Current version
1.3.0
Total releases
4
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
13

weary

0.16
A framework and DSL to construct Ruby clients to RESTful web services.
 Popularity
Downloads
79,212
Stars
495
Forks
23
Watchers
16
 Releases
Current version
1.1.3
Total releases
23
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
75%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
55%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
21

restfulie

0.15
restfulie
 Popularity
Downloads
61,748
Stars
407
Forks
37
Watchers
22
 Releases
Current version
1.1.1
Total releases
21
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
75%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
52%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
3

hyperclient

0.1
Hyperclient is a Ruby Hypermedia API client.
 Popularity
Downloads
176,088
Stars
142
Forks
34
Watchers
15
 Releases
Current version
0.9.0
Total releases
27
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
79%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
87%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
6

activeresource-response

0.07
This gem adds possibility to access http response object from result of ActiveResource::Base find method
 Popularity
Downloads
254,104
Stars
43
Forks
18
Watchers
6
 Releases
Current version
1.2.0
Total releases
22
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
83%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
4

persistent_httparty

0.07
Persistent HTTP connections for HTTParty using the persistent_http gem. Keep the party alive!
 Popularity
Downloads
345,237
Stars
27
Forks
4
Watchers
2
 Releases
Current version
0.1.2
Total releases
3
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
33%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
80%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
6

rapidash

0.06
Evolve your API
 Popularity
Downloads
23,160
Stars
151
Forks
15
Watchers
2
 Releases
Current version
0.4.0
Total releases
17
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
76%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
2

flexirest

0.04
Accessing REST services in a flexible way
 Popularity
Downloads
125,931
 Releases
Current version
1.7.3
Total releases
87
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
7

wrest

0.03
Wrest is a fluent, easy-to-use, object oriented Ruby HTTP/REST client library with support for RFC2616 HTTP caching, multiple HTTP backends and async calls. It runs on CRuby and JRuby and is in production use at substantial scale.
 Popularity
Downloads
140,751
Stars
4
Forks
3
Watchers
3
 Releases
Current version
3.0.0
Total releases
71
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
5

streamly

0.03
A streaming REST client for Ruby, in C.
 Popularity
Downloads
5,305
Stars
107
Forks
3
Watchers
2
 Releases
Current version
0.1.4
Total releases
2
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
50%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
0

lhs

0.03
LHS ia a Rails-Gem, providing an ActiveRecord like interface to access HTTP-JSON-Services from Rails Applications. Special features provided by this gem are: Multiple endpoint configuration per resource, active-record-like query-chains, scopes, error handling, relations, request cycle cache, batch processing, including linked resources (hypermedia), data maps (data accessing), nested-resource handling, ActiveModel like backend validation conversion, formbuilder-compatible, three types of pagination support, service configuration per resource, kaminari-support and much more.
 Popularity
Downloads
94,252
Stars
73
Forks
1
Watchers
45
 Releases
Current version
16.0.0
Total releases
184
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
52%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
91%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
0

api-client

0.02
Api client easy to play with parallelism support!
 Popularity
Downloads
104,191
Stars
10
Forks
3
Watchers
9
 Releases
Current version
3.1.0
Total releases
46
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
100%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
0

frenetic

0.02
An opinionated Ruby-based Hypermedia API client.
 Popularity
Downloads
41,658
Stars
43
Forks
5
Watchers
2
 Releases
Current version
3.0.1
Total releases
29
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
62%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
100%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
0

lhc

0.01
LHC is an extended/advanced HTTP client. Implementing basic http-communication enhancements like interceptors, exception handling, format handling, accessing response data, configuring endpoints and placeholders and fully compatible, RFC-compliant URL-template support.
 Popularity
Downloads
34,765
Stars
11
Forks
0
Watchers
47
 Releases
Current version
10.0.2
Total releases
82
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
81%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
86%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
3

remotely

0.01
Remote API based model associations.
 Popularity
Downloads
29,575
 Releases
Current version
0.3.0
Total releases
9
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
0

htcp

0.0
This simple library implements HTCP protocol (www.htcp.org/) and could be used in any Ruby project to manage any HTCP-compliant caching server (authors use it for Squid 2.7 servers management).
 Popularity
Downloads
2,942
Stars
5
Forks
0
Watchers
1
 Releases
Current version
0.0.2
Total releases
1
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
0

http-requestor

0.0
A Wrapper around Net/HTTP which allows you to perform HTTP Requests. Gives you a simple API interface to send multipart requests. You can also send HTTP calls using the verbs OPTIONS, PATCH, MOVE, HEAD, TRACE
 Popularity
Downloads
17,583
Stars
1
Forks
0
Watchers
1
 Releases
Current version
1.0.4
Total releases
9
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
2