iOS Simple GET request


Example

    // define url
    let url = NSURL(string: "https://urlToGet.com")

    //create a task to get data from a url
    let task = NSURLSession.sharedSession().dataTaskWithURL(url!)
    {

       /*inside this block, we have access to NSData *data, NSURLResponse *response, and NSError *error returned by the dataTaskWithURL() function*/
      (data, response, error) in

      if error == nil 
      {
          // Data from the request can be manipulated here
      }
      else
      {
          // An error occurred 
      }
    }

    //make the request
    task.resume()