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webrequest get/post

API -

GET

return function()
local exampleHeaders = { myHeader = 'theHeaderValue' };
local dataExample = "hello this string gets turned into a byte array behind the scenes."
-- If we were using headers and body:
-- local response = getWebRequest("https://type.fit/api/quotes", exampleHeaders, dataExample);
-- without headers or body - set them as nil
local response = getWebRequest("https://type.fit/api/quotes", nil, nil);
local jsonObject = json.parse(response);
--this website returns a json blob of quotes and authors. here we are logging the first quote.
log(jsonObject[1].text);
end

POST

return function()
local headers = {};
headers["Content-Type"] = "application/json";
local body = '{ "Id": 78912 }';
local responseText, responseHeaders = postWebRequest(
'https://reqbin.com/sample/post/json',
headers, body);
-- log the response as string
--{"success":"true"}
log(responseText);
local parseJson = json.parse(responseText);
log(parseJson.success);
local backToJson = json.serialize(parseJson);
log(backToJson);
-- uncomment below log all response headers
--[[
for k, v in pairs(responseHeaders) do
log(k .. ': ' .. v);
end
]]
end