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HTTP clients

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faraday

21.53
HTTP/REST API client library.
 Popularity
Downloads
103,127,501
Stars
4,078
Forks
626
Watchers
87
 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
3,177

multipart-post

18.72
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
97,247,374
Stars
213
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
208

rest-client

17.4
A simple HTTP and REST client for Ruby, inspired by the Sinatra microframework style of specifying actions: get, put, post, delete.
 Popularity
Downloads
80,143,209
Stars
4,427
Forks
763
Watchers
99
 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
3,307

excon

12.42
EXtended http(s) CONnections
 Popularity
Downloads
62,342,531
Stars
893
Forks
217
Watchers
25
 Releases
Current version
0.62.0
Total releases
198
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
84%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
79%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
385

httparty

11.11
Makes http fun! Also, makes consuming restful web services dead easy.
 Popularity
Downloads
47,171,791
Stars
4,569
Forks
748
Watchers
63
 Releases
Current version
0.16.2
Total releases
69
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
88%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
68%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
3,686

httpclient

7.33
gives something like the functionality of libwww-perl (LWP) in Ruby
 Popularity
Downloads
36,018,504
Stars
628
Forks
224
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
636

typhoeus

4.35
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
16,081,871
Stars
3,320
Forks
346
Watchers
52
 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
743

mechanize

3.23
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
9,287,506
Stars
3,713
Forks
416
Watchers
92
 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
817

http

2.9
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
11,102,094
Stars
2,202
Forks
180
Watchers
47
 Releases
Current version
3.3.0
Total releases
79
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
78%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
75%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Dependencies
360

httpi

2.77
Common interface for Ruby's HTTP libraries
 Popularity
Downloads
13,360,019
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
106

curb

2.13
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
8,350,985
Stars
1,141
Forks
194
Watchers
31
 Releases
Current version
0.9.6
Total releases
67
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
66%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
80%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Dependencies
433

em-http-request

1.79
EventMachine based, async HTTP Request client
 Popularity
Downloads
6,478,762
Stars
1,160
Forks
205
Watchers
30
 Releases
Current version
1.1.5
Total releases
30
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
94%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
68%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Dependencies
335

patron

0.45
Ruby HTTP client library based on libcurl
 Popularity
Downloads
1,208,543
Stars
520
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 year
Reverse Dependencies
81

nestful

0.32
Simple Ruby HTTP/REST client with a sane API
 Popularity
Downloads
816,731
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

0.2
APISmith provides tools to make working with structured HTTP-based apis even easier.
 Popularity
Downloads
528,203
 Releases
Current version
1.3.0
Total releases
4
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Dependencies
13

weary

0.17
A framework and DSL to construct Ruby clients to RESTful web services.
 Popularity
Downloads
78,426
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

0.16
restfulie
 Popularity
Downloads
61,251
Stars
408
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

0.11
Hyperclient is a Ruby Hypermedia API client.
 Popularity
Downloads
158,847
Stars
142
Forks
32
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
247,352
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
314,273
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
22,742
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
112,492
 Releases
Current version
1.6.8
Total releases
82
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
136,711
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

api-client

0.03
Api client easy to play with parallelism support!
 Popularity
Downloads
102,834
Stars
11
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

streamly

0.03
A streaming REST client for Ruby, in C.
 Popularity
Downloads
5,237
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

frenetic

0.02
An opinionated Ruby-based Hypermedia API client.
 Popularity
Downloads
40,917
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

remotely

0.01
Remote API based model associations.
 Popularity
Downloads
28,552
 Releases
Current version
0.3.0
Total releases
9
First release
Latest release
 Activity
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
17,330
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

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
2,902
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