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Re: ANN: alternative to cURL for debugging URIs

From: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 16:28:20 +0100
To: Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C6F909A4.9252%michael.hausenblas@deri.org>

Olaf,

> We announce a new tool for Linked Data publishers as well as developers of
> Linked Data based applications. You may use our tool [1] as an alternative to
> the command line tool cURL for debugging Linked Data sites [2].

Nice work. You might want to look at hurl [1] as well and copy some of their
features ;)

Cheers,
      Michael

[1] http://hurl.it/

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> From: Olaf Hartig <hartig@informatik.hu-berlin.de>
> Organization: Humboldt-Universitšt zu Berlin
> Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 16:02:21 +0200
> To: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
> Subject: ANN: alternative to cURL for debugging URIs
> Resent-From: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
> Resent-Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 14:03:09 +0000
> 
> Dear LODers,
> 
> We announce a new tool for Linked Data publishers as well as developers of
> Linked Data based applications. You may use our tool [1] as an alternative to
> the command line tool cURL for debugging Linked Data sites [2]. Our tool
> allows you to dereference URIs and it visualizes the HTTP response of the
> server. In contrast to cURL, you may directly select each URI that occurs in
> the response in order to initiate the dereferencing of the selected URI with
> our tool. Hence, with our tool you may avoid the cumbersome copying and
> pasting of URIs on the command line as is necessary with curl. Furthermore,
> you may view the response body in different RDF serialization formats and you
> may inspect RDF data embedded in XHTML+RDFa documents. To make our tool
> a real Linked Data application that can also be accessed by software agents we
> embed an RDF description of the visualized HTTP messages in the HTML output.
> 
> Cheers,
>  Annika, Olaf
> 
> [1] http://linkeddata.informatik.hu-berlin.de/uridbg/
> [2] http://dowhatimean.net/2007/02/debugging-semantic-web-sites-with-curl
> 
> ----------------------
>  Olaf Hartig
>   Database and Information Systems Research Group
>   Department of Computer Science
>   Humboldt-Universitšt zu Berlin
> 
> 
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