Bash TCP conection feature

Bash support tcp connection out of the box :)   So you can write something like #!/bin/bash webhost="gioorgi.com" exec 5<>/dev/tcp/$webhost/80 echo -e "GET / HTTP/1.1\r\nHost: $webhost\r\nContent-Length: 0\r\n\r" >&5 # get reply: HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently^M cat <&5