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Experimental - HTTP client on top of Symfony2 HttpFoundation
Latest commit b6f91c7 @GromNaN Fix tests

Buzy is an HTTP client for PHP built on top of Symfony2 components

This is a work in progress project. The goal is to build an efficient and robust library on top of Symfony2 HttpFoundation (Request and Response).

Unit tested with PHPUnit Build Status


  • HTTP cache listener to skip not necessary requests.
  • CURL client
  • Proxy support
  • History listener
  • Logger listener


  • PHP 5.3 +
  • Symfony HttpFoundation
  • Symfony EventDispatcher
  • Symfony BrowserKit (for CookieJar)
  • Curl Extension (not yet)


$browser = new Buzy\Browser();
$response = $browser->get('');

echo $response;

You can also use the low-level HTTP classes directly.

$request = Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Request::create('', 'GET');
$response = new Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Response();

$client = new Buzy\Client\FileGetContents();
$client->send($request, $response);

echo $request;
echo $response;

Simple reverse proxy

With this 5 lines of code, you can re-send a request and transfert the response.

use Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Request;
use Symfony\Component\HttpFoundation\Response;
use Buzy\Browser;

$request = Request::createFromGlobals();
$request->server->set('HTTP_HOST', 'internal-server');

$browser = new Browser();

$response = $browser->send($request);


// The response is sent back to the client


Original code base is extracted from Buzz library written by Kris Wallsmith.

This library is shared under MIT licence. See LICENCE file.

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