hypertext transfer protocol


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Related to hypertext transfer protocol: Internet Message Access Protocol
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Noun1.hypertext transfer protocol - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsershypertext transfer protocol - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
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Nottingham officially announced the workfollowing the recharterof the Hypertext Transfer Protocol working group by the IESG (Internet Engineering Steering Group).
API Application Programming Interface * GUI Graphical User Interface * HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol * REST Representational State Transfer * SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol * XML Extensible Markup Language
The system harnesses a function of the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) - the system which underpins the world wide web by defining how web pages are formatted and transmitted from servers to browsers.
The opening letters of website addresses - http - stand for hypertext transfer protocol.
The web design class provides design concepts and web site publication using hypertext markup language programming, FrontPage, Hypertext Transfer Protocol based upon client-server interaction, and web site publishing via file transfer protocol and FrontPage.
The spread of the Web and its associated hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) have all but eliminated the technical difficulties associated with moving computer files from one place to another.
Other encryption algorithms have been in use for years and include Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) for Internet transactions, Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), and Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (S-HTTP).

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