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Copy as cURL -- a great idea

Sometimes small actions are very powerful. I was recently using firebug and ran into a menu item called as copy as cURL. for e.g. when invoked on a  DuckDuckGo search on "Fox4 weather" gives

curl '' -H 'Host:' -H 'User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:29.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/29.0' -H 'Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8' -H 'Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5' -H 'Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate' -H 'DNT: 1' -H 'Referer:' -H 'Connection: keep-alive'

Great idea Firebug team and I am hoping this small action will save me a lot of time in future.


  1. Its there in Chrome's developer console too and been there for quite a while now.


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