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Hello,

I have downloaded the Dev-Cpp OpenSSL Devpack, and I'm looking for an complete example for use this library.

I just want to be able to access a Web HTTPS page, and obtain an answer.

I'm not really familiar with this library.

Thanks in advance !
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by:mbodewes
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Maybe take a look at the stunnel or curl sources as well? curl uses ssl to retrieve web-pages, so you might be able to use a subset of curl...
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I have looked for curl. I think it is a good way to do what I want to do : HTTPS POST and HTTPS GET.

If anybody have example code to do that, it would help me.
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I haven't directly programmed against curl but this sample page includes code for basic HTTP (which covers HTTP GET I suppose), HTTP POST and use of openssl.

http://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/example.html

Note that this was returned by a Google search. I highly recommend using a library like curl, http seems simple but there are many snags such as cookies, sessions, encodings etc. etc.
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by:Valty
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Yes, I have founded this link tomorrow via Google, and I do tests : it's all that I need.

Thanks for let me know cURL !
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by:Valty
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Thanks you !
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