I’m terrible at blogging, so I’m attempting a new series of posts with the popular “today I learned” strategy (similar to what you might see here). I’m kicking this off with curl.
(Update: I wrote this, published, and then to give myself a pat on the back looked up my website… and realized my previous post, written over 2 years ago, was a grep cheatsheet. D’oh! Told you I am terrible at blogging. 😛)
A Short curl Cheatsheet
Today I am posting about curl. Curl is a tool for transferring data to and from a server, as well as the manipulation of URLs. There are a number of fantastic resources on Some further details here.
As I consume a resource, I often generate a cheat sheet to later use as a
refresher of what I have learned. This is particularly important when the
tool is one I infrequently use. For
curl, this is my list:
I’ll try to follow with a practical use case for
curl in a future post.