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What is HttpMaster?

HttpMaster is a development and test tool to create, manage, execute, and monitor requests to the internet resources with a number of different options. It can execute request against various web servers and display returned response data.

How to execute ad-hoc internet requests

To execute internet requests without creating HttpMaster project, select menu option 'Tools/Basic Request' or press 'Ctrl+B'. Enter all necessary data, click 'Execute selected request tab' button in the execution toolbar and wait until the execution is completed. The execution results will be displayed in the panel located below the request data. For more information about executing basic internet requests, see the corresponding topic.

How to manually create HttpMaster project to execute internet requests

Creating HttpMaster project is much more powerful and will enable you to further customize request properties. Follow these steps to create HttpMaster project and execute request against internet resource:
  • Select menu option 'File/New Project' or press 'Ctrl+N'. The window with project properties is opened.
  • Type the name of the project in the 'Project name' field and click 'OK' button.
  • Select menu option 'Project/New Item' or press 'Ctrl+I' to create new request item inside the project. New request item is opened in the separate tab.
  • Type the name of the request item in the 'Request item name' field.
  • Type absolute URL in the 'URL' field.
  • Click corresponding action button and select option 'Execute' or press 'F5'. The execution window will be opened where you will be able to review the execution results.

How to create HttpMaster project with the wizard

To create HttpMaster project with the wizard follow these steps:
  • Select menu option 'File/Project Wizard' or press 'Ctrl+Shift+N'. The project wizard window is opened.
  • Type the name of the project in the 'Project name' field, name of the request item in the 'Request item name' field, and request URL in 'Request item URL' field. Click 'Next' button.
  • Select action that will be executed when the project will be created. Click 'Finish' button.