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10 things a library needs

When I first started working on httpx, the mission was clear: make an easy-to-use open-source HTTP client that could support both legacy and future versions of the protocol, and all, or at least most, of its quirks.

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Enumerable IO Streams

I’ve been recently working on CSV generation with ruby in my day job, in order to solve a bottleneck we found because of a DB table, whose number or rows grew too large for the infrastructure to handle our poorly optimized code. This led me in a journey of discovery on how to use and play with raw ruby APIs to solve a complex problem.

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Falacies about HTTP

When I first started working on httpx, I wanted to support as many HTTP features and corner-cases as possible. Although I wasn’t exhaustively devouring the RFCs looking for things to implement, I was rather hoping that my experience with and knowledge about different http tools (cURL, postman, different http libraries from different languages) could help me narrow them down.

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Welcome to HTTPX the blog

First of all, welcome. This is the first post about HTTPX, the ruby http client library for the future.

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