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HTTP and WebSocket client worker with ZeroMQ interface

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README.md

Zurl

Date: February 6th, 2014
Author: Justin Karneges justin@fanout.io
Mailing List: http://lists.fanout.io/listinfo.cgi/fanout-users-fanout.io

Description

HTTP and WebSocket client worker with ZeroMQ interface.

License

Zurl is offered under the GNU GPL. See the COPYING file.

Features

  • Request HTTP and HTTPS URLs
  • Connect to WS and WSS URLs for WebSockets
  • Completely event-driven, using JDNS and Libcurl
  • Handle thousands of simultaneous outbound connections
  • Two access methods: REQ and PUSH/SUB (think Mongrel2 in reverse!)
  • Streaming requests and responses
  • Packet format can be JSON or TNetStrings
  • Set access policies (e.g. block requests to 10.*)

Requirements

  • qt >= 4.7
  • libzmq >= 2.0
  • libcurl >= 7.20
  • qjson

Setup

If accessing from Git, be sure to pull submodules:

git submodule init
git submodule update

Build:

./configure
make

Run:

cp zurl.conf.example zurl.conf
./zurl --verbose --config=zurl.conf

Test:

python tools/get.py http://fanout.io/
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