Introducing sqlite-http: A SQLite extension for making HTTP requests (via) Characteristically thoughtful SQLite extension from Alex, following his sqlite-html extension from a few days ago. sqlite-http lets you make HTTP requests from SQLite—both as a SQL function that returns a string, and as a table-valued SQL function that lets you independently access the body, headers and even the timing data for the request.
This write-up is excellent: it provides interactive demos but also shows how additional SQLite extensions such as the new-to-me “define” extension can be combined with sqlite-http to create custom functions for parsing and processing HTML.
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