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What's the difference between http 1.x and http 2?


Asked by Gerardo Gallagher on Dec 05, 2021 HTTP



HTTP/2 is a replacement for how HTTP is expressed “on the wire.” It is not a ground-up rewrite of the protocol; HTTP methods, status codes and semantics are the same, and it should be possible to use the same APIs as HTTP/1.x (possibly with some small additions) to represent the protocol. The focus of the protocol is on...
In fact,
It is important to note that HTTP/2 is not a replacement for HTTP. It is merely an extension, with all the core concepts such as HTTP methods, Status Codes, URIs, and Header Fields remaining the same. The key differences HTTP/2 has to HTTP/1.x are as follows:
Also Know, HTTP/2. This is the home page for HTTP/2, a major revision of the Web's protocol. It is maintained by the IETF HTTP Working Group.
Just so,
A new charter was drafted, an open call for HTTP/2 proposals was made, and after a lot of discussion within the working group, the SPDY specification was adopted as a starting point for the new HTTP/2 protocol.
One may also ask,
HTTP/2 began as the SPDY protocol, developed primarily at Google with the intention of reducing web page load latency by using techniques such as compression, multiplexing, and prioritization.