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Alternative libraries to request module

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Since the announcement of request going into “deprecated mode” (full details in #3142) I’d like to collect a list of alternative libraries to use. Please comment below and I’ll update this table. This post will give you the alternative libraries to request module.

As you can see currently on npmrequest has been deprecated

In no particular order 😉here is the alternative libraries list:


Bundle Size 0.4kb

API Style promise / stream

Summary: A light-weight module that brings window.fetch to Node.js


Bundle Size 1kb

API Style fp / promise / stream

Summary: Functional HTTP client w/ async/await


Bundle Size 48.4kb

API Style promise / stream

Summary: Simplified HTTP requests


Bundle Size 442kb

API Style promise / stream

Summary: make-fetch-happen is a Node.js library that wraps node-fetch-npm with additional features node-fetch doesn’t intend to include, including HTTP Cache support, request pooling, proxies, retries, and more!


Bundle Size 11.9kb

API Style promise / stream

Summary: Promise based HTTP client for the browser and node.js


Bundle Size 1kb

API Style promise / stream

Summary: Tiny 500b fetch “barely-polyfill”


Bundle Size 18kb

API Style chaining / stream

Summary: Small progressive client-side HTTP request library, and Node.js module with the same API, sporting many high-level HTTP client features


Bundle Size 22kb

API Style promise

Summary: Minimalist HTTP client for GET and POSTing JSON payloads

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