What is HTTP?

  • (noun): A protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers.
    Synonyms: hypertext transfer protocol


The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. HTTP is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web.

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Hauke Harder - Works
... http//www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a783534529~db=all~order=page ... http//pubs.acs.org/toc/jpcafh/113/4?cookieSet=1 ... http//www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL _udi=B6WK8-4DTKM63-1 _user=10 _rdoc=1 _fmt= _orig=search _sort=d view=c _acct=C000050221 _version=1 _urlVersion=0 _userid=10 md5=6dd0eac894c02db ...
Solar And Heliospheric Observatory - Near Loss of SOHO - Additional References
... http//www.esa.int/esapub/bulletin/bullet97/vandenbu.pdf ... http//umbra.nascom.nasa.gov/soho/prelim_and_background_rept.html ... http//umbra.nascom.nasa.gov/soho/SOHO_final_report.html ...
Erik Williams - Links
... http//www.dallascowboys.com/news/news.cfm?id=7655EDFC-A553-553C-15B7F55BF70498D5 http//sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1138083/index ...
Extensible Messaging And Presence Protocol - XMPP Via HTTP and WebSocket Transports
... to the TCP transport, the XMPP community has also developed an HTTP transport for web clients as well as users behind restricted firewalls ... fetched (and posted) regularly by an XMPP client by way of HTTP 'GET' and 'POST' requests ... using Bidirectional-streams Over Synchronous HTTP (BOSH), allows servers to push messages to clients as soon as they are sent ...