Meaning of “curled” in a sentence

Could you please give explanation of word “curled” in the next sentence

I curled it and it correctly returns status code 400.

And please provide characteristic of it (how much is it slangy?), and another examples of usage in this meaning.

Answer

You’re a victim of ‘verbing’. cURL is just the name of a program that the author was using to test something:

cURL (/kə:(r)l/.[3]) is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CURL

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Source : Link , Question Author : Ivan Gerasimenko , Answer Author : Benjol

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