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Is there an app like PingPlotter for HTTP requests?

I'm looking for a macos app that can repeat a HTTP request for a specified URL, from my workstation, at a set interval, and display the response times in a chart. I want to keep this open on screen ...
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Is there a small web server alternative to Apache which only serves files?

I've written a few scripts in Batch and Bash in the past which download a file directly from my web server. I don't want to use or pay for an external hosting service for this, and I need the files to ...
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Java library for downloading a single file in multiple segments/chunks with multiple connections

As the title says, I'm looking for a library to do this in Java. Similar to multipart-download package in NodeJS. I've been looking at a lot of HTTP clients but couldn't find any that supports this. ...
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Client HTTP Java

I am searching for an HTTP java client optimized for downloading and uploading files. We do a lot of download and upload of files (more 10 Go by days / 10000 files by day). Is there some client which ...
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Archiving whole website while keeping its URLs working

I am looking for a tool which would allow me to archive my website to GitHub Pages. I was looking into using wget and httrack which do a good job for a local mirror which I can open in a browser, but ...
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Alternative for Webpack Dev Server for Single Page Applications in production

Webpack Dev Server is for serving a Webpack app at https://localhost. The issue I'm having is that I want to both develop Single Page Applications and publish them to the public (that is, production). ...
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Cross-platform (Mac/Win) printing framework that meets following requirements

The platform should meet the following requirements: Ability to request the installed printers and their corresponding paper trays/sources, and send and print a PDF file to one of these printers and ...
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Linux http proxy that can be installed as a user

I am looking for a preferably small and compact http proxy I can install as a user (no root privileges) on linux. It would ideally be a single binary and would off course be used on non-privileged ...
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What technology should I aim for this particular project? Concerned about mantainance and security

It's a while that I don't develop websites, maybe 3-4 years and it seems that the tendency of moving toward CMS increased enormously. An old customer of mine asked to renew his website, budget isn't ...
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Need HTTP (REST) request forwarder to multiple nodes

Assume there are multiple server machines. All of them run keepalived to share one virtual IP, nginx as load-balancer, and a REST service that receives all traffic. Some of the REST requests do ...
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Opening a TCP port and returning an HTTP error

I need a gratis tool for Windows which opens a specific TCP port (configurable, e.g. Port 80) and returns an HTTP error code (configurable, e.g. HTTP 503). It must have a command line version. It ...
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Simple utility to see HTTP and HTTPS requests and responses for ALL network

I know Fiddler and Wireshark. But they are both hard to work with, specially wireshark. I wonder, is there a simpler tool to see the HTTP and HTTPS request/responses for the entire network? I'm on ...
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An HTTP server that streams directories as zip files

I'd like an extremely simple HTTP file server, whose sole function is to stream all directories under its root as zip files. Example: root/images/2022 Camping contains a bunch of images. I run the ...
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Is there a HTTP gateway / HTTP server which can act as an FTP reverse proxy

I'm looking for a way to translate HTTP requests into FTP requests using a software gateway. FTP is a really old protocol which has not aged well (personal opinion). It is difficult to use with ...
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Java library to download file on restricted speed

I want to develope Java program that downloads files from the given URLs with custom restricted speed. What Java libraries should I use to do so(restricted speed)? Thank you
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WebVPN Software for HTTP tunnel for Windows environment

I need to use an HTTP service out of my office, usually I use a standard VPN (like OpenVpn) but, considering that I will use only HTTP service, I would like to have a Web-VPN so I can use only my ...
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Cross Platform Portable Web Server - HTTP

Can someone let me know the Cross Platform Portable Web Server - HTTP to test static or dynamic web-sites and make it portable? Thanks
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Is there any recommended HTTP proxy software?

I use the macOS, and I can set the HTTP proxy in there: is there any recommended way to set up the HTTP proxy? such as I can set up it in my macOS, then I input the 127.0.0.1:port there with the ...
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Command line tool to download via HTTP documents paginated by RFC 5988

I'm using wget at the moment to retrieve a large set of data from a REST API and it is paginated as per RFC 5988, i.e. the body text contains a limited number of records, and the HTTP response header ...
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Which Python library supports HTTP pipelining?

HTTP pipelining is a technique in which multiple HTTP requests are sent on a single TCP (transmission control protocol) connection without waiting for the corresponding responses. Python http clients ...
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Sound over (TCP)IP (NO streaming question)

I search for software / software parts that allow to: 1.) interprete data packages (sent by IP, TCP or HTTP from other machines) to be "sound information" and play it. i.e. there will be data like "...
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recomendation of reverse-proxy to count hits to all endpoints in a service

I have a use case where I need to count every request arriving to all endpoints of my services on Kubernetes. For example **endpoint** **counter** addr:port/a: ...
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HTTP request with C++

I need to send an HTTP request to the server (www.google.com) and get a response. All this I implement in C ++, and I need a library of minimum size. I tried connecting curl, cpr in Visual Studio, but ...
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Like Firefox/Chrome's "Network" viewer but for entire OS. A Firebug or Web Inspector for all web traffic

I am looking for a way to see any images or XHR data that any apps on my Windows or Linux OS might be transmitting. Maybe I don't understand something crucial about the OSI stack, but I'm looking ...
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Easy to setup forward caching proxy

Squid is too much hassle to set up, and Polipo works well but is discontinued. What are the alternatives for forward caching proxies that are very easy to set up? If possible with just a one-liner, ...
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Embeddable C++ HTTPS server library?

tl;dr; I'm looking for an HTTP/HTTPS library that can easily be embedded into other programs. What I'm trying to do The use case I need it for is to use it for monitoring, debugging and otherwise ...
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Tool to see network calls made by an Android app

I am trying to search for security vulnerabilities in the Android app and hence wanted to know the software which can help me to track the network calls being by an Android App. The software should ...
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A python library for to run proxy with MITM functions

I'm looking for a library that i can use to run a proxy server. It should provide the ability to modify the request headers and body before dispatching to the target host and the response headers and ...
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Generic HTTP upload tool

I am searching a tool for uploading files via HTTP. For FTP there are several tools. Required features: open source scriptable / CLI if the upload was successful, the files should get moved to a ...
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Creating a file server so I can access it from anywhere

I'm a filmmaker/video editor and I'm often in the situation where I'm on location and I have my laptop and I want to edit on the go, but all my files are at home. I'm wanting to create a file server ...
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python on-demand http server

I am creating auto tests for application (with python, that i am not so familiar with). Simplified logic: Start application Start my service Send request for that application to perform task ...
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Is there a free API for hotel search?

I would like to create a web application for my thesis in university. It's a simple app that has a few input fields, like "city", "start date", and "end date". With these information I would like to ...
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Tool for recording http requests

I'm looking for a tool that provides http requests recording for Golang web server, so that I will be able to use it in integration tests without a need to run client application each time. I've seen ...
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Render WKT data from HTTP calls, or JDBC

I have a proprietary database, which I can access either through JDBC, or HTTP calls. The database has WKT data I want a desktop viewer that works on Linux to show the data, and preferably it is free.
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What web proxy software can add a certain attribute to all HTML tags of a certain type?

Specifically, I'm looking for a proxy (SOCKS or otherwise) that I can use from most browsers (Chrome on Windows, Safari on iOS) and that can accomplish the following with little configuration: In any ...
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Is there an application which does HTTP PUT?

Common HTTP operations are GET and POST -- e.g. GET is implemented by every web browser, and so is POST when the web page is a web form (e.g. with <input> and a Submit button). What about PUT ...
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Locally-hosted RSS mirror/proxy, HTTPS to HTTP

I picked up an Internet Radio (Grace Digital device using Reciva Internet Radio) from Goodwill and discovered that I can add podcasts of my choosing to it. However, it only supports RSS streams over ...
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realtime POST interceptor and sender based on filters

I'm looking for a way to intercept a POST method to a website and change it's content based on rules. Given example: A website is sending a data along with temporary unique identifier. I want to edit ...
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HTTP Request Profiling

This question has already been asked here. As the title suggests, I'm searching for an HTTP request profiler to measure latencies of each step eg: time taken for each of the following steps: TCP ...
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http upload of huge files over slow network (interruptible)

I want to implement a client+server which allows uploading of big files over very slow and faulty networks. This means the upload needs to be interruptible. Example: If 80% of the upload data was ...
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Windows or Linux program to turn a laptop into an HTTP proxy address?

I have a normal home internet connection. I would like to be able to run some kind of program or code (in conjunction with setting up my router properly) such that my computer can become a proxy ...
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Fastest Java HTTP Library

I’m working on a program that sends A LOT of HTTP requests (in an ordered way, since they depend on each other) and checks their response. I’d like to know what’s the most high-throughput oriented ...
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HTTP requests/responses parser for C/C++

I am building a simple reverse proxy in C. I am looking for an HTTP request/response parser. I need a way of checking if the request is well formed and also a way of addressing any header field, for ...
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Windows GUI Tool for testing Web-APIs

Is there a ms-windows GUI Tool (or browser plug-in) for testing Web-APIs? required features: basic-auth support JSON and XML should be displayed in a "pretty" way. Supports HTTP GET and POST ...
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Lib or tool to record and replay http invocations during tests

Can anyone advice me on a strategy/lib/tool to quickly create functional tests for a server that exposes an HTTP api against a thick client (think desktop app)? My idea is to record http invocations ...
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Single click app to create and register Self Signed Certificate for HTTPS on localhost

I have just spent a few hours following various "How to" guides, trying to create and register a Self Signed Certificate for HTTPS on localhost, to help me develop locally. None of them seem to work ...
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Looking for a cloud based http task scheduler

Looking for a SAAS solution that will issue a scheduled request to an HTTP URL, e.g. http://mydomain.com/tasks/dosomething This would trigger some maintenance tasks on my app. Email notification on ...
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Is there an HTTP API package to administrate SSH, FTP and Apache servers?

I am looking for an open-source package to set up an HTTP API to create, modify and tear down other server types in a Linux server. I would like to be able to administrate: An SSH server (including ...
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Send HTTP/S connections to another server, reverse-reverse proxy

I am looking for a piece of software that I can use to forward all HTTP connections, similar to a reverse proxy. However, unlike a typical reverse proxy, the server forwarding the requests cannot ...
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jStatic simple HTTP server with ability to reload pages when files are changed

I'm looking for an HTTP server that can be invoked from the command line for localhost. I want it to be able to watch static html and css files for changes and reload the page viewed in a browser when ...
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