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Interesting Information on the Hypertext Transfer Protocol

Are you sure you are aware of the basics of HTTP? Go ahead and challenge yourself with this quiz.
Pragya Singh Oct 31, 2020
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CONNECT method starts two-way communications with requested resource. CONNECT method can be used to access even websites that use HTTPS.
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Target servers can help you with getting the backend URL right, while using proxies.
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'400 Bad Request' response status code indicates that server cannot or will not process the request due to some sort of a client error.
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HTTP is the foundation of any data exchange on the Web and is a client-server protocol.
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HTTP is an extensible protocol which has evolved over time. It is an application layer protocol sent over TCP.
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V 0.9, the first documented HTTP version came in the year 1991.
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HTTP is a request protocol where clients request information from a server. This request is made up of a method, a resource, some headers, and some optional content.
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Comparing HTTP with MQTT, HTTP is slower. HTTP will send 1,708 messages/hour while MQTT sends 160,278 messages/hour.
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Persistent connections reduce request latency perceptible, as client need not re-negotiate TCP 3 way handshake connection once the first request is sent.
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HTTPS provides encryption that ensures a secure communication between a client and server.
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URL is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism to retrieve it.
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Ted Nelson coined the term 'hypertext' in 1965 under the Xanadu Project.
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The lines followed by request line are called header lines and status line is the initial part of response message.
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One gets 404 Not Found error message when the page you wish to access is not found on the server.
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In persistent connection, the server leaves the connection open even after sending the response.
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Here you go with the result!