Project Url: yschimke/oksocial
Introduction: OkHttp Social Client
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A curl like client based on OkHttp with tight integration for Mac OSX

$ brew install yschimke/tap/okurl

$ okurl --authorize twitter

$ twitterapi '/1.1/statuses/show.json?id=733545978398040064'

If bash completion is installed at the same time, consider activating it with

Add the following line to your ~/.bash_profile:
  [ -f /usr/local/etc/bash_completion ] && . /usr/local/etc/bash_completion

Read the Wiki for more information


  • Java 8+
  • Mac OSX (untested elsewhere)


  • Login (token generation) support and automatic authentication for
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • Uber
  • Javascript scripting support
  • simple alias "twitterapi /1.1/statuses/user_timeline.json"
  • OpenSC government smartcard support e.g. Estonian ID card
  • OSX integration e.g. launch Preview for images and homebrew install
  • HTTP/2 support and protocol selection

Future Development

  • Support for more API authentication schemes, hopefully in a purely configuration driven manner
  • Switch between different tokens
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