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I want to change an HTTP request before sending the data.

I tried WebScarab for the purpose, but it looks like it doesn't work with Facebook properly. (And I dealing with Facebook (https if possible, otherwise http) here)

Is there any good way to change the HTTP request before sending it?

Note: Normally this would be an application that sends data to a locally running proxy server on some other port before sending the data to the server.

Extra: My aim is to edit the name to which the Facebook comments are tagged to. But that's not really important unless you know a way to do the same in a different way.

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maybe Fiddler http proxy might but I don't know how to use it.. –  barlop Jun 2 '11 at 12:32

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Try burp proxy.

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Like a comment said, I'd go with Fiddler. Its a good debugging proxy, and allows changes to the stream. It has a lot of plugins, and lets you write your own (if you know .NET).

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I did not mention: I am running Fedora at home. Mac otherwise. Sorry. –  Anuj More Jun 4 '11 at 13:29
    
+1 for fiddler. It's incredibly powerful. –  cmorse Apr 7 at 4:20

I'd suggest using Charles web Proxy it has a rewrite tool for modifying HTTP requests.

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Could you please provide a rational reason for down voting? Have you used Charles before? –  Bruce Apr 7 at 5:21
    
No, there wasn't, it was a random shoot. I corrected :-) –  Peter Horvath Apr 7 at 5:45
    
No problem. Thanks:) –  Bruce Apr 7 at 5:46

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