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What is HTTP

Published on July 20, 2020

You used HTTP to get to this page, but what is HTTP? This one-page cheat sheet will give you a high-level understanding of:

  • Request/Response
  • What makes up a URL
  • Common status codes

http request

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Resources

HTTP: Learn your browser's language! by Julia Evans - Most of the book can be accessed for free here

HTTP request methods

An overview of HTPP