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Mock HTTP server

Project description

Turq is a tool for semi-interactively testing and debugging HTTP clients. Somewhat like httpbin, but more interactive and flexible. Turq runs a small HTTP server that is scriptable in a Python-based DSL. It lets you quickly set up mock URLs that respond with the status, headers and body of your choosing.

Usage

Run this on a machine with Python 2.6 or 2.7:

$ pip install turq
$ python -m turq
Listening on port 13085
Try http://localhost:13085/+turq/

Open http://localhost:13085/+turq/ in your Web browser. You should see a text area. This is the Turq console. Enter this and click “Commit”:

path('*').text()

Now open http://localhost:13085/ (without the +turq/) in another tab. You should see a plain-text greeting.

Examples

Redirect from root to an index.php, which returns a simple HTML page after 2 seconds of “loading”:

path('/').redirect('/index.php')
path('/index.php').delay(2).html()

Imitate a JSON API with JSONP and cross-origin support:

path('/api/v1/*').cors().json()

Prompt for basic HTTP authentication, then serve up a page with some text (ignoring credentials):

with path('/secret') as r:
    r.first().basic_auth()
    r.then().lots_of_html()

Imitate round-robin balancing between three backends, one of which is slow:

with path('/') as r:
    r.first().html()
    r.next().html()
    r.next().delay(5).html()

Simulate an intermittent error:

with path() as r:
    r.maybe().status(502).text('Bad Gateway')
    r.otherwise().html()

Serve XML from /product.xml, reflecting the passed id parameter:

path('/product.xml').xml(
    lambda req: '<product><id>%s</id></product>' % req.query['id']
)

For more, see the complete documentation.

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