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James demonstrates how to set HTTP headers within a curl request.


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>> So another fun thing to try with Curl, is there's a dash capital H that lets you set headers. So if you want to experiment with setting headers, you can. I'll show you an example of what that would look like. So I run the server like before, I can run Curl command and I paste buffer, right?

So. Okay, so if we have our Curl command, we can do something like dash H, cool, colon, beans, and that's gonna set our http header called cool and it's gonna set it to the value beans. So that's just a little example, you can play around it if you like.

Some servers are really particular about the headers that you send. Some people interpret the HTTP spec very strictly. [LAUGH] I don't tend to do that myself, but.

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