HTTP Profiler is a simple program that summarizes packet traces of HTTP traffic, to highlight performance problems caused by excessive network traffic.
Many web sites and applications cost more than they should, due to unoptimized network behavior.
The original goal of httprof was to help people understand that, of all the costs their application incurs, the cost of TLS or SSL (HTTPS) is relatively low. However, it is useful for network profiling generally.
- Python, either Wireshark or tcpdump
- some Python modules (Cheetah, pywin32).
- Mac OS X