May 26, 2018

Simple HTTP client in Erlang

Hackney is an HTTP client library for Erlang.

Main features

  • No message passing
  • Binary streams
  • SSL support
  • Keepalive handling
  • Basic authentication
  • Stream the response and the requests
  • Fetch a response asynchronously
  • Multipart support streamed or not
  • Chunked encoding support
  • Can send files using the sendfile API
  • Optional socket pool
  • REST syntax

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