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Curl_Init ([optional_url])

Result Type:  A curl handle

Definition:  Starts a CURL session. Returns a curl handle for use with the other Curl_ functions. The functions closely follow (indeed are wrappers for) the standard curl easy API. For additional background on curl, see the curl project website.

Including a url in curl_init is equivalent to doing a curl_setopt(ch, CURLOPT_URL, url).

Example: 

let ch = curl_init("http://download.finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?s=NZDUSD=X&f=sl1d1t1ba&e=.csv")

Availability:  available within MWScript handlers.

See Also:

Base64Decode: String from a base64 encoding

Base64Encode: Base64 of a string

Curl_Close: Finish with a CURL session

Curl_Exec: Execute a CURL session

URLEncode: Convert url unsafe characters in a string to "%xx”