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cURL: Command Line Tool and Library for Transferring Data With URLs. Used in command lines or scripts to transfer data. It is also used in cars, television sets, routers, printers, audio equipment, mobile phones, tablets, and is the internet transfer backbone for thousands of software applications affecting billions of humans daily; HTTPie: A command line HTTP client. It is a Modern command line HTTP client – user-friendly curl alternative with intuitive UI, JSON support, syntax highlighting, wget-like downloads, extensions, etc.

cURL and HTTPie belong to "File Transfer" category of the tech stack.

cURL and HTTPie are both open source tools. HTTPie with 42.6K GitHub stars and 2.8K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than cURL with 14.3K GitHub stars and 3.13K GitHub forks.

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    What is cURL?

    Used in command lines or scripts to transfer data. It is also used in cars, television sets, routers, printers, audio equipment, mobile phones, tablets, and is the internet transfer backbone for thousands of software applications affecting billions of humans daily.

    What is HTTPie?

    It is a Modern command line HTTP client – user-friendly curl alternative with intuitive UI, JSON support, syntax highlighting, wget-like downloads, extensions, etc

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