What is Curl?
Curl (stands for Client URL) is a command-line tool for transferring data between a client computer and a server. Curl supports a number of protocols, including HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and SFTP, and works on Linux, Windows, and macOS platforms. Curl is widely used for testing and interacting with APIs, has built-in support for proxies, SSL, certificate validation, user authentication, HTTP Cookies.
What is Python Requests Library?
The Python Request Library is a very popular Python library for making HTTP requests in Python. The Python Request Library abstracts the complexity of making HTTP requests behind a nice and simple API and lets you focus on your business logic in your application.
What is PycURL?
PycURL is a Python interface to libcurl (the core of the Curl command-line tool). PycURL is very similar to the Python Request Library but has a more complex syntax. PycURL, on the other hand, has better performance and provides more functionality.
Curl to Python Example
The following is an example of converting Curl syntax to Python code:
You will get generated Python code: