gluahttp: an http module for gopher-lua
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ilius and erikdubbelboer Cleaning: remove client field from httpModule struct (#22)
* remove client field from httpModule struct

* use NewHttpModuleWithDo in NewHttpModule
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gluahttp

gluahttp provides an easy way to make HTTP requests from within GopherLua.

Installation

go get github.com/cjoudrey/gluahttp

Usage

import "github.com/yuin/gopher-lua"
import "github.com/cjoudrey/gluahttp"

func main() {
    L := lua.NewState()
    defer L.Close()

    L.PreloadModule("http", NewHttpModule(&http.Client{}).Loader)

    if err := L.DoString(`

        local http = require("http")

        response, error_message = http.request("GET", "http://example.com", {
            query="page=1"
            headers={
                Accept="*/*"
            }
        })

    `); err != nil {
        panic(err)
    }
}

API

http.delete(url [, options])

Attributes

Name Type Description
url String URL of the resource to load
options Table Additional options

Options

Name Type Description
query String URL encoded query params
cookies Table Additional cookies to send with the request
headers Table Additional headers to send with the request

Returns

http.response or (nil, error message)

http.get(url [, options])

Attributes

Name Type Description
url String URL of the resource to load
options Table Additional options

Options

Name Type Description
query String URL encoded query params
cookies Table Additional cookies to send with the request
headers Table Additional headers to send with the request

Returns

http.response or (nil, error message)

http.head(url [, options])

Attributes

Name Type Description
url String URL of the resource to load
options Table Additional options

Options

Name Type Description
query String URL encoded query params
cookies Table Additional cookies to send with the request
headers Table Additional headers to send with the request

Returns

http.response or (nil, error message)

http.patch(url [, options])

Attributes

Name Type Description
url String URL of the resource to load
options Table Additional options

Options

Name Type Description
query String URL encoded query params
cookies Table Additional cookies to send with the request
body String Request body.
form String Deprecated. URL encoded request body. This will also set the Content-Type header to application/x-www-form-urlencoded
headers Table Additional headers to send with the request

Returns

http.response or (nil, error message)

http.post(url [, options])

Attributes

Name Type Description
url String URL of the resource to load
options Table Additional options

Options

Name Type Description
query String URL encoded query params
cookies Table Additional cookies to send with the request
body String Request body.
form String Deprecated. URL encoded request body. This will also set the Content-Type header to application/x-www-form-urlencoded
headers Table Additional headers to send with the request

Returns

http.response or (nil, error message)

http.put(url [, options])

Attributes

Name Type Description
url String URL of the resource to load
options Table Additional options

Options

Name Type Description
query String URL encoded query params
cookies Table Additional cookies to send with the request
body String Request body.
form String Deprecated. URL encoded request body. This will also set the Content-Type header to application/x-www-form-urlencoded
headers Table Additional headers to send with the request

Returns

http.response or (nil, error message)

http.request(method, url [, options])

Attributes

Name Type Description
method String The HTTP request method
url String URL of the resource to load
options Table Additional options

Options

Name Type Description
query String URL encoded query params
cookies Table Additional cookies to send with the request
body String Request body.
form String Deprecated. URL encoded request body. This will also set the Content-Type header to application/x-www-form-urlencoded
headers Table Additional headers to send with the request

Returns

http.response or (nil, error message)

http.request_batch(requests)

Attributes

Name Type Description
requests Table A table of requests to send. Each request item is by itself a table containing http.request parameters for the request

Returns

[http.response] or ([http.response], [error message])

http.response

The http.response table contains information about a completed HTTP request.

Attributes

Name Type Description
body String The HTTP response body
body_size Number The size of the HTTP reponse body in bytes
headers Table The HTTP response headers
cookies Table The cookies sent by the server in the HTTP response
status_code Number The HTTP response status code
url String The final URL the request ended pointing to after redirects