Package httping

Ping alike tool for http requests

http://www.vanheusden.com/httping/

Httping is like 'ping' but for http-requests. Give it an url, and it'll
show you how long it takes to connect, send a request and retrieve the
reply (only the headers). Be aware that the transmission across the network
also takes time.

General Commands
Command Description
httping measure the latency and throughput of a webserver