Http/2 in Action

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Summary

HTTP/2 in Action is a complete guide to HTTP/2, one of the core protocols of the web. Because HTTP/2 has been designed to be easy to transition to, including keeping it backwards compatible, adoption is rapid and expected to increase over the next few years. Concentrating on practical matters, this interesting book presents key HTTP/2 concepts such as frames, streams, and multiplexing and explores how they affect the performance and behavior of your websites.

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About the Technology

HTTP--Hypertext Transfer Protocol--is the standard for exchanging messages between websites and browsers. And after 20 years, it's gotten a much-needed upgrade. With support for streams, server push, header compression, and prioritization, HTTP/2 delivers vast improvements in speed, security, and efficiency.

About the Book

HTTP/2 in Action teaches you everything you need to know to use HTTP/2 effectively. You'll learn how to optimize web performance with new features like frames, multiplexing, and push. You'll also explore real-world examples on advanced topics like flow control and dependencies. With ready-to-implement tips and best practices, this practical guide is sure to get you--and your websites--up to speed

What's Inside

  • HTTP/2 for web developers
  • Upgrading and troubleshooting
  • Real-world examples and case studies
  • QUIC and HTTP/3

About the Reader

Written for web developers and site administrators.

About the Authors

Barry Pollard is a professional developer with two decades of experience developing, supporting, and tuning software and infrastructure.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 MOVING TO HTTP/2
  1. Web technologies and HTTP
  2. The road to HTTP/2
  3. Upgrading to HTTP/2
  4. PART 2 USING HTTP/2
  5. HTTP/2 protocol basics
  6. Implementing HTTP/2 push
  7. Optimizing for HTTP/2
  8. PART 3 ADVANCED HTTP/2
  9. Advanced HTTP/2 concepts
  10. HPACK header compression
  11. PART 4 THE FUTURE OF HTTP
  12. TCP, QUIC, and HTTP/3
  13. Where HTTP goes from here
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