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HTTP clients

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faraday

20.99
HTTP/REST API client library.
 Popularity
Downloads
107,290,465
Stars
4,120
Forks
626
Watchers
89
 Releases
Current version
0.15.2
Total releases
72
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
94%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
49%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
3,217

multipart-post

18.21
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
100,998,421
Stars
218
Forks
55
Watchers
9
 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
209

rest-client

16.81
A simple HTTP and REST client for Ruby, inspired by the Sinatra microframework style of specifying actions: get, put, post, delete.
 Popularity
Downloads
82,514,728
Stars
4,456
Forks
765
Watchers
101
 Releases
Current version
2.0.2
Total releases
108
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
82%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
31%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
3,323

excon

12.04
EXtended http(s) CONnections
 Popularity
Downloads
64,516,813
Stars
898
Forks
217
Watchers
24
 Releases
Current version
0.62.0
Total releases
198
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
95%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
79%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
386

httparty

10.81
Makes http fun! Also, makes consuming restful web services dead easy.
 Popularity
Downloads
48,843,687
Stars
4,608
Forks
760
Watchers
62
 Releases
Current version
0.16.2
Total releases
69
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
87%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
67%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
3,708

httpclient

7.2
gives something like the functionality of libwww-perl (LWP) in Ruby
 Popularity
Downloads
37,807,094
Stars
632
Forks
226
Watchers
29
 Releases
Current version
2.8.3
Total releases
52
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
77%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
63%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
639

typhoeus

4.25
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
16,737,369
Stars
3,347
Forks
350
Watchers
54
 Releases
Current version
1.3.0
Total releases
72
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
81%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
76%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
749

mechanize

3.17
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
9,747,597
Stars
3,733
Forks
417
Watchers
91
 Releases
Current version
2.7.6
Total releases
77
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
86%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
63%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
820

http

2.88
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
11,743,757
Stars
2,246
Forks
185
Watchers
48
 Releases
Current version
3.3.0
Total releases
79
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
372

httpi

2.7
Common interface for Ruby's HTTP libraries
 Popularity
Downloads
13,909,055
Stars
229
Forks
125
Watchers
11
 Releases
Current version
2.4.3
Total releases
48
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
93%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
75%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
108

curb

2.05
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
8,544,735
Stars
1,147
Forks
195
Watchers
32
 Releases
Current version
0.9.6
Total releases
67
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
66%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
85%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
436

em-http-request

1.74
EventMachine based, async HTTP Request client
 Popularity
Downloads
6,680,287
Stars
1,164
Forks
206
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
335

patron

0.44
Ruby HTTP client library based on libcurl
 Popularity
Downloads
1,236,715
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
81

nestful

0.32
Simple Ruby HTTP/REST client with a sane API
 Popularity
Downloads
870,661
Stars
511
Forks
30
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

0.19
APISmith provides tools to make working with structured HTTP-based apis even easier.
 Popularity
Downloads
536,313
 Releases
Current version
1.3.0
Total releases
4
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
13

restfulie

0.16
restfulie
 Popularity
Downloads
61,386
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

weary

0.16
A framework and DSL to construct Ruby clients to RESTful web services.
 Popularity
Downloads
78,601
Stars
496
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

hyperclient

0.1
Hyperclient is a Ruby Hypermedia API client.
 Popularity
Downloads
164,717
Stars
142
Forks
33
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

0.08
This gem adds possibility to access http response object from result of ActiveResource::Base find method
 Popularity
Downloads
250,014
Stars
42
Forks
18
Watchers
5
 Releases
Current version
1.1.1
Total releases
21
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
90%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
75%
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
321,929
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
22,847
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
117,167
 Releases
Current version
1.7.0
Total releases
84
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
7

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
89,470
Stars
72
Forks
1
Watchers
43
 Releases
Current version
15.6.1
Total releases
182
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
53%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
91%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
0

streamly

0.03
A streaming REST client for Ruby, in C.
 Popularity
Downloads
5,252
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

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
137,892
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

frenetic

0.02
An opinionated Ruby-based Hypermedia API client.
 Popularity
Downloads
41,137
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

api-client

0.02
Api client easy to play with parallelism support!
 Popularity
Downloads
103,199
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

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
32,058
Stars
8
Forks
0
Watchers
45
 Releases
Current version
9.4.2
Total releases
77
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
84%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
87%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
3

remotely

0.01
Remote API based model associations.
 Popularity
Downloads
28,812
 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
2,914
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
17,406
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