Requests VS Retrofit

Compare Requests vs Retrofit and see what are their differences.

Requests

Requests for PHP is a humble HTTP request library. It simplifies how you interact with other sites and takes away all your worries. (by rmccue)

Retrofit

Retrofit implementation in PHP. A REST client for PHP. (by tebru)
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Requests Retrofit
1 1
3,455 151
0.2% -0.7%
9.4 0.0
7 days ago about 2 years ago
PHP PHP
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Requests

Posts with mentions or reviews of Requests. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-29.
  • API Client Design Across Languages - Part 2 - Making Requests
    9 projects | dev.to | 29 Mar 2022
    Like Node.js, the PHP ecosystem has quite a number of good HTTP request libraries. Guzzle is perhaps one of the most well known, but there are many other popular libraries out there. Luckily, PHP also has some interface standards around HTTP clients and messages, particularly PSR-7, PSR-17, and PSR-18,

Retrofit

Posts with mentions or reviews of Retrofit. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Requests and Retrofit you can also consider the following projects:

Guzzle - Guzzle, an extensible PHP HTTP client

HTTPFul - A Chainable, REST Friendly, PHP HTTP Client. A sane alternative to cURL.

PHP VCR - Record your test suite's HTTP interactions and replay them during future test runs for fast, deterministic, accurate tests.

Phi/Middleware

zend-diactoros

guzzler - Supercharge your app or SDK with a testing library specifically for Guzzle

Buzz - PHP's lightweight HTTP client

HTTPlug - HTTPlug, the HTTP client abstraction for PHP