Ruby Programming/Standard Library/Net::HTTP

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How to access webpages with Net::HTTP[edit]

Allows access to downloading webpages.

a 1.8 example:

require 'net/http'
mainp = Net::HTTP.new('www.hello.com', 80)
response, content = mainp.get('index.html', nil)
puts content

Here is the rdoc which contains many examples.

See also OpenURI.

how to do it with https (ssl) snippets.dzone.com/posts/show/788