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HTTP Retriever: HTTP client to access Web servers

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This class can be used to access Web servers using the HTTP protocol.

It supports:

- HTTP specification version 1.1
- Submit HTTP requests of method GET, POST or custom
- Access sites via SSL using PHP OpenSSL extension or CURL
- HTTP basic authentication
- Handle redirection automatically
- Cache retrieved pages for a given period
- Invoke callback functions during the connection progress

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Name: HTTP Retriever
Base name: httpretriever
Description: HTTP client to access Web servers
Version: 1.0.0
PHP version: -
License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
All time users: 4901 users
All time rank: 488
Week users: 1 user
Week rank: 1765 Down
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  Packages that need this class  
Class Dependency Why it is needed
Plottable Thumbnail Library Optional Used to retrieve remote files. Not needed if 'allow_url_fopen' is on or you have CURL extensions.
Score Scraper Required web page fetching
Wiki Parser Required Provides HTTP request functionality

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