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HTTP clients

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faraday

21.76
HTTP/REST API client library.
 Popularity
Downloads
98,985,630
Stars
4,053
Forks
628
Watchers
86
 Releases
Current version
0.15.2
Total releases
72
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
95%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
49%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Depencencies
3,145

multipart-post

18.95
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
93,680,418
Stars
210
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 Depencencies
208

rest-client

17.77
A simple HTTP and REST client for Ruby, inspired by the Sinatra microframework style of specifying actions: get, put, post, delete.
 Popularity
Downloads
77,888,398
Stars
4,395
Forks
757
Watchers
100
 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 Depencencies
3,294

excon

12.61
EXtended http(s) CONnections
 Popularity
Downloads
60,204,634
Stars
889
Forks
217
Watchers
26
 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 3 months
Reverse Depencencies
384

httparty

11.32
Makes http fun! Also, makes consuming restful web services dead easy.
 Popularity
Downloads
45,691,724
Stars
4,538
Forks
744
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 Depencencies
3,667

httpclient

7.34
gives something like the functionality of libwww-perl (LWP) in Ruby
 Popularity
Downloads
34,305,583
Stars
623
Forks
222
Watchers
29
 Releases
Current version
2.8.3
Total releases
52
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
77%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
64%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Depencencies
636

typhoeus

4.41
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
15,472,141
Stars
3,305
Forks
342
Watchers
51
 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 Depencencies
735

mechanize

3.29
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
8,905,510
Stars
3,698
Forks
415
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 Depencencies
814

http

2.89
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
10,531,914
Stars
2,128
Forks
174
Watchers
46
 Releases
Current version
3.3.0
Total releases
79
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
81%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
75%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last year
Reverse Depencencies
351

httpi

2.8
Common interface for Ruby's HTTP libraries
 Popularity
Downloads
12,851,059
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 Depencencies
105

curb

2.18
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
8,149,158
Stars
1,133
Forks
190
Watchers
31
 Releases
Current version
0.9.6
Total releases
67
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
66%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
83%
Average date of last 50 commits
within last 2 years
Reverse Depencencies
431

em-http-request

1.82
EventMachine based, async HTTP Request client
 Popularity
Downloads
6,262,471
Stars
1,153
Forks
202
Watchers
30
 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 Depencencies
335

patron

0.46
Ruby HTTP client library based on libcurl
 Popularity
Downloads
1,163,286
Stars
518
Forks
68
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 Depencencies
79

nestful

0.33
Simple Ruby HTTP/REST client with a sane API
 Popularity
Downloads
773,601
Stars
511
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 Depencencies
35

api_smith

0.21
APISmith provides tools to make working with structured HTTP-based apis even easier.
 Popularity
Downloads
520,416
 Releases
Current version
1.3.0
Total releases
4
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
13

restfulie

0.17
restfulie
 Popularity
Downloads
61,045
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 Depencencies
3

weary

0.17
A framework and DSL to construct Ruby clients to RESTful web services.
 Popularity
Downloads
78,204
Stars
497
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 Depencencies
21

hyperclient

0.11
Hyperclient is a Ruby Hypermedia API client.
 Popularity
Downloads
153,455
Stars
142
Forks
32
Watchers
14
 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 Depencencies
6

activeresource-response

0.08
This gem adds possibility to access http response object from result of ActiveResource::Base find method
 Popularity
Downloads
244,833
Stars
42
Forks
18
Watchers
5
 Releases
Current version
1.1.1
Total releases
21
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Issue Closure Rate
100%
Pull Request Acceptance Rate
80%
Average date of last 50 commits
more than 2 years ago
Reverse Depencencies
4

persistent_httparty

0.07
Persistent HTTP connections for HTTParty using the persistent_http gem. Keep the party alive!
 Popularity
Downloads
306,548
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 Depencencies
6

rapidash

0.06
Evolve your API
 Popularity
Downloads
22,648
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 Depencencies
2

flexirest

0.04
Accessing REST services in a flexible way
 Popularity
Downloads
108,007
 Releases
Current version
1.6.8
Total releases
82
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
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
135,483
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
within last 2 years
Reverse Depencencies
5

api-client

0.03
Api client easy to play with parallelism support!
 Popularity
Downloads
102,287
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 Depencencies
0

frenetic

0.03
An opinionated Ruby-based Hypermedia API client.
 Popularity
Downloads
40,729
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 Depencencies
0

streamly

0.03
A streaming REST client for Ruby, in C.
 Popularity
Downloads
5,216
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 Depencencies
0

remotely

0.01
Remote API based model associations.
 Popularity
Downloads
28,063
 Releases
Current version
0.3.0
Total releases
9
First release
Latest release
 Activity
Reverse Depencencies
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
17,262
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 Depencencies
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
2,890
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 Depencencies
0