We are going to attempt to hit the CouchDB service on our machine by using the command line utility
cURL (we'll spell it
curl from here on out for the sake of simplicity) that allows you to make raw HTTP requests.
curl is our main method of communication with CouchDB. Let's start with a
curl statement to talk to CouchDB.
We just used
curl to communicate with the CouchDB service by issuing a
GET request. By default,
curl will assume that we're trying to issue a
GET request unless we tell ...