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A RESTful client CodeIgniter library that can auto-detect the format and request its own.

CodeIgniter-REST Client

CodeIgniter-REST Client is a CodeIgniter library which makes it easy to do use REST services/API's such as Twitter, Facebook and Flickr, whether they are public or hidden behind HTTP Basic/Digest. The examples below are VERY simple ones and more can much more can be done with it.

Please take a look at the code to see about things like api_key() and other post/put/delete methods.


  1. PHP 5.1+
  2. CodeIgniter 2.0.0+
  3. cURL
  4. CodeIgniter Curl library:


// Load the rest client spark

// Load the library

// Set config options (only 'server' is required to work)

$config = array('server'            => '',
                //'api_key'         => 'Setec_Astronomy'
                //'api_name'        => 'X-API-KEY'
                //'http_user'       => 'username',
                //'http_pass'       => 'password',
                //'http_auth'       => 'basic',
                //'ssl_verify_peer' => TRUE,
                //'ssl_cainfo'      => '/certs/cert.pem'

// Run some setup

// Pull in an array of tweets
$tweets = $this->rest->get('statuses/user_timeline/'.$username.'.xml');


CodeIgniter Rest Client was origionally written by Phil Sturgeon, The following people have contributed to this project:

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