req is a very simple command line wrapper around Mikeal Roger's excellent request library.
req [method] uri
Method is optional and will default to GET if not specified. URI is required (obviously).
Additional supported flags are..
-h/--headers add the given header to the object passed to request, ie: -h content-type=text/plain -o/--options add the given option to the object passed to request, ie: -o encoding=binary -q/--query add the given query to the querystring object passed to request, ie: -q search=turtles -f/--file use the given file as the body in the request -d/--data use the data as the body in the request (note that both of these attempt to guess a valid content-type) -t/--timeout pass an integer to request as a timeout in milliseconds -v verbose. will console.log the arguments object before it sends the request. -w path to write output to