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Alfredo Salzillo
Alfredo Salzillo

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How to HTTP...

Every day, working as a full-stack web developer I had to test HTTP requests.

I started using postman, but oh man, how annoying is postman? As a developer, the only thing I want to do was coding, so why not write directly HTTP requests?
With IntelliJ, you can do.

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IntelliJ IDEA supports .http files.
You can directly write HTTP requests and run them, with complete code completion even inside the body of the request (for example if using content-type: application/json he will help you write a json, how cool is it?).

Other useful tools:

  • environment variables support
  • cURL to HTTP converter
  • requests history and more.

And now I'm so used to write HTTP files that I don't want to write curl or fetch anymore.
So I created HTTP-TO an online HTTP requests converter.

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For now, it supports conversion to the Javascript fetch and Dart http module.
Write http requests and convert directly to fetch!

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