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httpbin(1): HTTP Request & Response Service

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DESCRIPTION

Testing an HTTP Library can become difficult sometimes. RequestBin is fantastic for testing POST requests, but doesn't let you control the response. This exists to cover all kinds of HTTP scenarios. Additional endpoints are being considered.

All endpoint responses are JSON-encoded.

EXAMPLES

$ curl /httpbin.org/ip

{"origin": "24.127.96.129"}

$ curl /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 /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": "/httpbin.org/get"
}

$ curl -I /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: /tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2324
Content-Length: 135

$ curl /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",
    "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",
    "Content-Type": ""
  },
  "args": {
    "show_env": "1"
  },
  "origin": "109.60.101.240",
  "url": "/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

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SEE ALSO

Hurl.it - Make HTTP requests.

RequestBin - Inspect HTTP requests.

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