Tagged: Computer Networking & Communication

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HTTP and Websockets: Understanding the capabilities of today’s web communication technologies

Deciding what to choose for your next web API design There are so many classifications for APIs. But when it comes to web communication, we can identify two significant API types — Web Service APIs (e.g. SOAP, JSON-RPC, XML-RPC, REST) and Websocket APIs. But, what...

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Evolution of HTTP — HTTP/0.9, HTTP/1.0, HTTP/1.1, Keep-Alive, Upgrade, and HTTPS

Understanding how HTTP works in the real world Disclaimer: This article focuses on explaining some underlying implementation details of HTTP, which will be helpful for readers to better understand my blog article — “HTTP and Websockets: Understanding the capabilities of today’s web communication...