Eclipse HTTP Client (HTTP4e) v2.0 available

Eclipse HTTP Client (HTTP4e) is an Eclipse plugin formaking HTTP and RESTful calls. Build with user experience in mind, it simplifies the developer/QA job of testing Web Services, REST, JSON and HTTP. It is a useful tool for your daily job of HTTP header tampering and hacking.

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  • Making/Replaying an HTTP call directly from Eclipse IDE
  • Visual Editor Panels for headers, parameters and http packet body
  • Tabbed browsing (allowing replaying different RESTful, HTTP calls on separate tabs)
  • History support (persisting your valuable REST calls)
  • One-click RESTful, HTTP Java code generation
  • Great usability and great UI
  • Code assist
  • Syntax coloring
  • Different views: “Raw†, “Pretty†, “Hex†, “Browser†and “JSON†view
  • Double click re-size aware
  • Available on Windows, MacOS X, Linux, Solaris
  • Build on top of Apache HttpClient
  • Proxy Configuration Preferences
  • BASIC and DIGEST Authentication
  • SSL/HTTPS support
  • Unicode UTF8 support
  • HTTP tampering

Changelog :

Version 2.0 (*new):

  • Adding BASIC and DIGEST Authentication

Version 1.6 changes:

  • Fixing fonts on Linux
  • Adding UTF8 Unicode support
  • Persisting data on Mac OS, so you don’t loose your HTTP data on Eclipse restart

Version 1.5 changes:

  • Fixing Mac OS X 10.x fonts

Version 1.4 changes:

  • Introducing JSON View
  • Adding SSL https support.
  • Java one click code generation bug fixes
  • Persisting data on Eclipse restart

Tool Submitted by Thierry Zoller

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