httpbin

by derflocki

GitHub Readme.md

httpbin(1): HTTP Request & Response Service

Freely hosted in HTTP, HTTPS & EU flavors by Runscope

Deploy to Heroku

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DESCRIPTION

Testing an HTTP Library can become difficult sometimes. PostBin.org is fantastic for testing POST requests, but not much else. This exists to cover all kinds of HTTP scenarios. Additional endpoints are being considered.

All endpoint responses are JSON-encoded.

EXAMPLES

$ curl http://httpbin.org/ip

{"origin": "24.127.96.129"}

$ curl http://httpbin.org/user-agent

{"user-agent": "curl/7.19.7 (universal-apple-darwin10.0) libcurl/7.19.7 OpenSSL/0.9.8l zlib/1.2.3"}

$ curl http://httpbin.org/get

{
   "args": {},
   "headers": {
      "Accept": "*/*",
      "Connection": "close",
      "Content-Length": "",
      "Content-Type": "",
      "Host": "httpbin.org",
      "User-Agent": "curl/7.19.7 (universal-apple-darwin10.0) libcurl/7.19.7 OpenSSL/0.9.8l zlib/1.2.3"
   },
   "origin": "24.127.96.129",
   "url": "http://httpbin.org/get"
}

$ curl -I http://httpbin.org/status/418

HTTP/1.1 418 I'M A TEAPOT
Server: nginx/0.7.67
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 04:25:38 GMT
Connection: close
x-more-info: http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2324
Content-Length: 135

$ curl https://httpbin.org/get?show_env=1

{
  "headers": {
    "Content-Length": "",
    "Accept-Language": "en-US,en;q=0.8",
    "Accept-Encoding": "gzip,deflate,sdch",
    "X-Forwarded-Port": "443",
    "X-Forwarded-For": "109.60.101.240",
    "X-Heroku-Dynos-In-Use": "1",
    "Host": "httpbin.org",
    "Accept": "text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8",
    "User-Agent": "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686) AppleWebKit/535.11 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/17.0.963.83 Safari/535.11",
    "X-Request-Start": "1350053933441",
    "Accept-Charset": "ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.3",
    "Connection": "keep-alive",
    "X-Forwarded-Proto": "https",
    "Cookie": "_gauges_unique_day=1; _gauges_unique_month=1; _gauges_unique_year=1; _gauges_unique=1; _gauges_unique_hour=1",
    "X-Heroku-Queue-Depth": "0",
    "X-Heroku-Queue-Wait-Time": "11",
    "Content-Type": ""
  },
  "args": {
    "show_env": "1"
  },
  "origin": "109.60.101.240",
  "url": "http://httpbin.org/get?show_env=1"
}

Installing and running from PyPI

You can install httpbin as a library from PyPI and run it as a WSGI app. For example, using Gunicorn:

$ pip install httpbin
$ gunicorn httpbin:app

Changelog

  • 0.2.0: Added an XML endpoint. Also fixes several bugs with unicode, CORS headers, digest auth, and more.
  • 0.1.2: Fix a couple Python3 bugs with the random byte endpoints, fix a bug when uploading files without a Content-Type header set.
  • 0.1.1: Added templates as data in setup.py
  • 0.1.0: Added python3 support and (re)publish on PyPI

AUTHOR

A Kenneth Reitz Project.

SEE ALSO

http://python-requests.org