Friday, February 09, 2007

Ruby HTTPS with HTTP Basic Auth

Fetching HTTPS data with Ruby using HTTP Basic Authorization

require 'net/http'
require 'net/https'

def get_feed(server,path,username,password)
http =,443)
req =
http.use_ssl = true
req.basic_auth username, password
response = http.request(req)
return response.body


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