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The Basics...


Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP), the standard protocol for the web. It defines what happens when a client (web browser) connects to a server (web server). It breaks down to four steps...

  • Client establishes a connection to a port on a server (port 80 if no port is specified)
  • Client Makes a request - GET/HEAD/POST/PUT/DELETE/TRACE/CONNECT
  • Server makes a response - indicating what happened.
  • Connection is closed

CREATED 2012-06-30 18:34:06.0

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UPDATED 2012-09-10 14:12:46.0

Links

Mozilla HTTP
HTTP Header Definition
HTTP Header Fields
HTTP Servlet Request
Mime Types
RFC 2616
RFC 7230
RFC 7231
RFC 7232
RFC 7233
RFC 7234
RFC 7235

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