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Solving: Guzzle errors truncated

David Carr

Development

    I'm a big fan of Guzzle it's great for making API calls. 

    My typical code when making calls looks like this:

    use GuzzleHttp\Client;
    use Exception;
    
    
    try {
        $client = new Client;
        $response = $client->post($url, ['form_params' => $params]);
        return json_decode($response->getBody()->getContents(), true);
    } catch (Exception $e) {
        return $e->getMessage();
    }

    That all works but when there is an error returned from the API the errors are truncated. Calling the usually $e->getMessage is not the correct way with Guzzle instead throw an exception with the same response call used for returned data.

    throw new Exception($e->getResponse()->getBody()->getContents());

     

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