Shows how to make GET or POST requests using an Ecore_Con_Url object, and make use of most of its API. See the complete example description at Ecore_Con_Url - customizing a request

//Compile with:
// gcc -o ecore_con_url_headers_example ecore_con_url_headers_example.c `pkg-config --libs --cflags ecore ecore-con eina`
#include <stdio.h>
#include <Eina.h>
#include <Ecore.h>
#include <Ecore_Con.h>
static Eina_Bool
_url_data_cb(void *data EINA_UNUSED, int type EINA_UNUSED, void *event_info)
Ecore_Con_Event_Url_Data *url_data = event_info;
int i;
for (i = 0; i < url_data->size; i++)
printf("%c", url_data->data[i]);
return EINA_TRUE;
static Eina_Bool
_url_complete_cb(void *data EINA_UNUSED, int type EINA_UNUSED, void *event_info)
Ecore_Con_Event_Url_Complete *url_complete = event_info;
const Eina_List *headers, *l;
char *str;
printf("download completed with status code: %d\n", url_complete->status);
headers = ecore_con_url_response_headers_get(url_complete->url_con);
EINA_LIST_FOREACH(headers, l, str)
printf("header: %s\n", str);
return EINA_TRUE;
main(int argc, const char *argv[])
Ecore_Con_Url *ec_url = NULL;
const char *type, *post_data = "";
if (argc < 3)
printf("need at least two parameters: < POST|GET > <url1> [post-data]\n");
return -1;
type = argv[1];
if (strcmp(type, "POST") && (strcmp(type, "GET")))
printf("only POST or GET are supported by this example.\n");
return -1;
if (argc > 3) post_data = argv[3];
// check if requests are being pipelined, and set them if not:
ec_url = ecore_con_url_custom_new(argv[2], type);
if (!ec_url)
printf("error when creating ecore con url object.\n");
goto end;
ecore_con_url_additional_header_add(ec_url, "User-Agent", "blablabla");
ecore_con_url_httpauth_set(ec_url, "user", "password", EINA_FALSE);
if (!strcmp(type, "GET"))
r = ecore_con_url_get(ec_url);
r = ecore_con_url_post(ec_url, post_data, strlen(post_data), NULL);
if (!r)
printf("could not realize request.\n");
goto free_ec_url;
return 0;