JavaScript HTTP

Open-source JavaScript projects categorized as HTTP

Top 23 JavaScript HTTP Projects

  • axios

    Promise based HTTP client for the browser and node.js

    Project mention: Develop a Cryptocurrency Tracking WebApp with Instant Email Notifications | | 2023-01-18

    Next, we add our dependencies. We want the server to run on Express( so we will add that and also the Courier Javascript client, the Supabase Javascript client and axios.

  • request

    🏊🏾 Simplified HTTP request client.

    Project mention: NodeJS request | | 2022-12-06

    // const request = require('request') /* --- */ request( '', function ( error, response, body ) { /* Print the error if one occurred */ console.error( `error: ${error}` ) /* Print the response status code if a response was received */ console.log( 'statusCode:', response && response.statusCode) /* Print the HTML for the example homepage */ console.log( `body: ${body}` ) } )

  • Klotho

    AWS Cloud-aware infrastructure-from-code toolbox [NEW]. Build cloud backends with Infrastructure-from-Code (IfC), a revolutionary technique for generating and updating cloud infrastructure. Try IfC with AWS and Klotho now (Now open-source)

  • window.fetch polyfill

    A window.fetch JavaScript polyfill.

    Project mention: Stop polyfilling fetch in your npm package | | 2023-01-10

    In this case, Github offers a great fetch polyfill for browsers:

  • superagent

    Ajax for Node.js and browsers (JS HTTP client). Maintained for @forwardemail, @ladjs, @spamscanner, @breejs, @cabinjs, and @lassjs.

    Project mention: Stop polyfilling fetch in your npm package | | 2023-01-10

    You’re putting together an npm library that involves fetching data. There are many popular packages that can help you (axios, superagent, etc.) but in the spirit of not shipping bulky/redundant JS code to the browser, and the progress which browsers and JavaScript has made over the years, you try to use the platform whenever possible.

  • Hapi

    The Simple, Secure Framework Developers Trust

    Project mention: 10 Node.js Frameworks Every Developer Should Know | | 2023-01-08

    Hapi.js is one of the best Node.js web framework, which is used for developing application program interfaces. Thanks to a strong plugin system Hapi.js, you can fully manage the development process. Hapi.js motivates the devel­oper to focus on the reuse logic instead of spending time building the infrastructure.

  • http-proxy

    A full-featured http proxy for node.js

    Project mention: Is there a way to accept incoming http but outgoing must be https? | | 2022-12-13

    Take a look at , specifically their .web() helper

  • http-server

    a simple zero-configuration command-line http server

    Project mention: Let's build: DaisyUI and Tailwind CSS dashboard - part 1 | | 2023-01-20

    Let’s go ahead and setup our http-server, for this we will be using http-server npm package to help us with this, this is useful for static sites where we do not want to setup a node server manually.

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The Open Source Firebase alternative introduces iOS support . Appwrite is an open source backend server that helps you build native iOS applications much faster with realtime APIs for authentication, databases, files storage, cloud functions and much more!

  • Nock

    HTTP server mocking and expectations library for Node.js

    Project mention: How do you practice with React without setting up your own backend? | | 2022-12-03
  • node-fetch

    A light-weight module that brings the Fetch API to Node.js

    Project mention: Turn CV to structured data with GPT-3 and Node.js | | 2023-01-24

    node-fetch - NodeFetch is used to fetch the CV document.

  • isomorphic-fetch

    Isomorphic WHATWG Fetch API, for Node & Browserify

    Project mention: Storyblok Gatsby SDK is free from axios✨ | | 2023-01-23

    You don't need to install extra isomorphic-fetch into your Storyblok & Gatsby applications.

  • jsdelivr

    A free, fast, and reliable Open Source CDN for npm, GitHub, Javascript, and ESM

  • undici

    An HTTP/1.1 client, written from scratch for Node.js

    Project mention: Quickest/fastest http package | | 2023-01-11

    Sadly, Undici's slow. Reference issue.

  • Primus

    :zap: Primus, the creator god of the transformers & an abstraction layer for real-time to prevent module lock-in.

  • dredd

    Language-agnostic HTTP API Testing Tool

    Project mention: Integration testing best practices for API servers... | | 2022-12-05

    If you want to make sure the server implements a certain contract like there's an handler responding to a GET request to /API/what/ever I'd rather use something else. To be completely honest this is a topic I'm currently also searching for a really good solution but what I found so far (and looks promising) is or Both support OpenAPI testing so you can specify the contract as an OpenAPI spec and validate your server against it.

  • http-decision-diagram

    An activity diagram to describe the resolution of HTTP response status codes, given various headers.

    Project mention: Optimizing Images with the HTML Tag | | 2022-10-30

    I wish more people knew about this: and

  • spdy

    SPDY server on Node.js

    Project mention: between http2-express-bridge and spdy (http2 with ssl) | | 2022-09-19

    :cat: HTTP Cats API

    Project mention: how users see status codes | | 2023-01-27
  • cross-fetch

    Universal WHATWG Fetch API for Node, Browsers and React Native.

  • find-my-way

    A crazy fast HTTP router

  • download

    Download and extract files (by kevva)

  • Meteor-Files

    🚀 Upload files via DDP or HTTP to ☄️ Meteor server FS, AWS, GridFS, DropBox or Google Drive. Fast, secure and robust.

  • Sonar

    Write Clean JavaScript Code. Always.. Sonar helps you commit clean code every time. With over 300 unique rules to find JavaScript bugs, code smells & vulnerabilities, Sonar finds the issues while you focus on the work.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-01-27.

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What are some of the best open-source HTTP projects in JavaScript? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 axios 98,447
2 request 25,594
3 window.fetch polyfill 25,580
4 superagent 16,231
5 Hapi 14,149
6 http-proxy 13,175
7 http-server 12,431
8 Nock 11,950
9 node-fetch 8,104
10 isomorphic-fetch 6,930
11 jsdelivr 4,738
12 undici 4,482
13 Primus 4,387
14 dredd 3,958
15 http-decision-diagram 3,418
16 spdy 2,780
17 2,065
18 broken-link-checker 1,672
19 cross-fetch 1,481
20 find-my-way 1,227
21 download 1,221
22 cookie 1,110
23 Meteor-Files 1,088
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