10 Best JavaScript HTTP Libraries

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axios

Promise based HTTP client for the browser and node.js

37M
98.4K
Built-in
MIT
nee

Nimble, streamable HTTP client for Node.js. With proxy, iconv, cookie, deflate & multipart support.

6M
1.6K
DefinitelyTyped
MIT
node-fetch

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

40.5M
8.1K
Built-in
MIT
got

🌐 Human-friendly and powerful HTTP request library for Node.js

19.6M
12.5K
Built-in
MIT
node-forge

A native implementation of TLS in Javascript and tools to write crypto-based and network-heavy webapps

17.7M
4.4K
DefinitelyTyped
(BSD-3-Clause OR GPL-2.0)
superagent

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

7.6M
16.2K
DefinitelyTyped
MIT
nv

Client for HashiCorp's Vault

93.4K
434
DefinitelyTyped
MIT
node-cache

a node internal (in-memory) caching module

2.3M
1.9K
Built-in
MIT
wet

Terminal in browser over http/https. (Ajaxterm/Anyterm alternative, but much better)

611
3.4K
No support
MIT
methods

HTTP verbs that node supports

25.6M
170
DefinitelyTyped
MIT
vcc

Require hook for automatic V8 compile cache persistence

17.5M
617
No support
MIT
gf

A fetch interface to got

6K
18
Built-in
MIT
typed-rest-client

Node Rest and Http Clients with typings for use with TypeScript

361K
622
Built-in
MIT
popsicle

Simple HTTP requests for node and the browser

214K
244
Built-in
MIT
uni

Simplified, lightweight HTTP client library

45.4K
No support
MIT
@hatsy/hatsy

Asynchronous TypeScript-friendly HTTP server for Node.js

40
2
Built-in
MIT
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