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setting custom headers with ruby net/http
# this was surprisingly difficult to find, the documentation and API is poor
require "net/http"
require "uri"
url = URI.parse("http://www.whatismyip.com/automation/n09230945.asp")
req = Net::HTTP::Get.new(url.path)
req.add_field("X-Forwarded-For", "0.0.0.0")
# For content type, you could also use content_type=(type, params={})
# req.set_form_data({'query' => 'search me'})
# req['X-Forwarded-For'] = "0.0.0.0"
res = Net::HTTP.new(url.host, url.port).start do |http|
http.request(req)
end
puts res.body
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