A command line interface for CoAP built on node-coap
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CoAP-CLI is a command line interface for CoAP, built on node.js and node-coap.

What is CoAP?

Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) is a software protocol intended to be used in very simple electronics devices that allows them to communicate interactively over the Internet. - Wikipedia


Install node.js, and then from a terminal:

npm install coap-cli -g


  Usage: coap [command] [options] url


    get      performs a GET request
    put      performs a PUT request
    post     performs a POST request
    delete   performs a DELETE request


    -h, --help               output usage information
    -V, --version            output the version number
    -o, --observe            Observe the given resource
    -n, --no-new-line        No new line at the end of the stream
    -p, --payload <payload>  The payload for POST and PUT requests
    -b, --block2 <option>    set the block2 size option
    -q, --quiet              Do not print status codes of received packets
    -c, --non-confirmable    non-confirmable
    -t, --timeout <seconds>  The maximum send time in seconds
    -T, --show-timing        Print request time, handy for simple performance tests


PUT and POST requests body are sent from the standard input by default. E.g.

echo -n 'hello world' | coap post coap://localhost/message

If you want to type it you can end the standard input by pressing CTRL-D.


Copyright (c) 2013 Matteo Collina

node-coap is licensed under an MIT +no-false-attribs license. All rights not explicitly granted in the MIT license are reserved. See the included LICENSE file for more details.