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Tiny library for making http(s) requests.

☁️ Installation

# Using npm 
npm install --save tinyreq
# Using yarn 
yarn add tinyreq

💡 ProTip: You can install the cli version of this module by running npm install --global tinyreq-cli (or yarn global add tinyreq-cli).

📋 Example

const tinyreq = require("tinyreq");
// Make a request to example.com
tinyreq("http://example.com/", (err, body) => {
    console.log(err || body);
// Make a request with custom headers
// Using a promise
    url: "http://example.com/"
  , headers: {
        "user-agent": "Crawler/1.0"
}).then(body => {
}).catch(err => {

❓ Get Help

There are few ways to get help:

  1. Please post questions on Stack Overflow. You can open issues with questions, as long you add a link to your Stack Overflow question.
  2. For bug reports and feature requests, open issues. 🐛
  3. For direct and quick help, you can use Codementor. 🚀

📝 Documentation

tinyreq(options, callback)

Creates http(s) requests.


  • String|Object options: A string being the request url or an object containing the following fields:
  • url (String): The request url.
  • method (String): The request method.
  • data (Object): The request POST data.
  • encoding (String): The response encoding type.
  • data_encoding (String): The request encoding type.
  • Function callback: The callback function called (with error and data parameters).


  • EventEmitter An event emitter you can use for listening for the data, error and end events.

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💫 Where is this library used?

If you are using this library in one of your projects, add it in this list. ✨

  • jsonrequest
  • cheerio-req
  • github-colors
  • lwipify
  • page-changed
  • bnr
  • bandcamp-scraper
  • payiota
  • mun
  • medivia-api
  • wrabbit
  • google-font-downloader
  • tinyreq-cli
  • kequtwitch
  • gatsby-source-bandcamp

📜 License

MIT © Ionică Bizău


npm i tinyreq

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