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How to Use CURL to Send API Requests?

promode profile image Pramod Dutta ・1 min read

We are going to lean how you can make the HTTP Method GET, POST, PUT, PATCH and Delete Request with CURL with examples.

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Test a REST API with curl supports over 200 command-line options. We can have zero or more of them to accompany the URL in the command.

Before we use it for our purposes, let's take a look at two that would make our lives easier.

What is CURL?

curl is used in command lines or scripts to transfer data. curl is also used in cars, television sets, routers, printers, audio equipment, mobile phones, tablets, settop boxes, media players and is the Internet transfer engine for thousands of software applications in over ten billion installations.

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