Daily Learning - Day 09

Date: 15th January 2017

Below are the topics i learnt today..

Topic 1: cURL - Installation & Testing

Download the Curl: 

Go to https://winampplugins.co.uk/curl/
Then click on selected downloads 64/32 bit files
Rename the file to Curl
and Extract it
Copy the Extract File to : C:\
Now, Curl folder displays inside C:\ Folder

Installing Certificate:
Go to https://curl.haxx.se/docs/caextract.html
Then Download : cacert.pem
Rename the cacert.pem to curl-ca-bundle.crt

Add the curl folder path to your Windows PATH:
In the Start menu, right-click This PC and select More > Properties .

Note : In Windows 7, right-click Computer and select Properties .

Click Advanced System Settings .

In the Advanced tab, click the Environment Variables button on the lower right side.

Select the "Path" variable in System Variables , and click Edit .

In the Edit environment variable dialog box, click New and add the path to the curl.exe file. Example: C:\curl

Windows 7 : In the Variable Value textbox, append a semicolon to the value, followed by the path to the curl.exe file. Example: ;C:\curl

Keep clicking OK to accept the change and close the dialog box.

Testing the cURL Installation:
Go to CMD -> curl www.google.com

This should display results

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