cURL Docs Related Tools
List Of Related Tools
We get lots of questions regarding different aspects of what curl do, and if
we know of other products/tools that would do it better. If you have other
tools we should add here or if there's a factual error present, get in touch!
Tools To Use Instead of curl
|| wget downloads a site recursively, using FTP or HTTP
|| Tools for HTTP automation and building custom HTTP UserAgents.
|| a simple, pure Java load-testing framework
Capacity Analysis Tool (WCAT)
|| Part of Windows 2000 Resource Kit
Runs simulated workloads against your web server, using a standard set of
web-based test files from a distributed collection of client
PC's. [Documentation is contained in a file called IISTools.chm after
Application Stress Tool
|| (WAST used to be called homer) Realistically simulates multiple browsers requesting pages from a Web
site. You can use this tool to gather performance and stability information
about your Web application. More
|| network testing toolbox - contains over 150 tools
| GNU netcat or ncat
|| Netcat is a featured networking utility which reads and writes data across network connections, using the TCP/IP protocol.
OpenSTA is a distributed software testing architecture which can perform
scripted HTTP and HTTPS heavy load tests with performance measurements from
Tools That Help You use curl
|| An extremely useful tool that allows you to track ALL incoming and outgoin HTTP headers when you're using Mozilla, Firefox or Netscape.
|| Network analyzer deluxe. When "curl --trace" and LiveHTTPHeaders just ain't enough.
|| The original network analyzer. Powerful and command-line driven.
|| an SSLv3/TLS network protocol analyzer
|| An "explorer bar" for Internet Explorer that will show you the HTTP
Headers IE are sending and receiving. Similar to LiveHTTPHeaders but for
|| An "HTTP sniffer" for Windows 95/98/Me/NT4(SP3)/2000/XP
Thanks to Kevin P Roth for gathering the initial info