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HTTP

or http  (āch′tē-tē-pē′)
n.
A protocol used to request and transmit files, especially webpages and webpage components, over the internet or other computer network.

[H(yper)t(ext) T(ransfer) P(rotocol).]

HTTP

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) hypertext transfer protocol, used esp on the internet. See also hypertext

http

or HTTP,

hypertext transfer protocol: a protocol for transferring hypertext documents, the standard protocol for the World Wide Web.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.http - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsersHTTP - 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
Translations

http

N ABBR =hypertext transfer protocolhttp m

HTTP

http [ˌeɪtʃtiːtiːˈpiː] n (=hypertext transfer protocol) → protocole m http

HTTP

, http (Comput) abbr of hypertext transfer protocolhttp
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At the time, Asa Dotzler, director of Firefox, said: "Our developers have not been able to take advantage of new compiler features [in Visual Studio 2010] and have had to struggle to keep valuable optimisations from breaking, including having had to back out and ultimately delay some important new features like SPDY.
25, network switch 3) Network IP (IPv4 & IPv6), ICMP, IPsec, IGMP, IPX, AppleTalk layer 4) Transport TCP, UDP, SCTP, DCCP, SPX layer 5) Session Named pipes, NetBios, Sap, L2TP, PPTP, SPDY layer 6) Mime, XDR, TLS, SSL Presentation layer 7) NNTP, Sip, SSI, DNS, FTP, Gopher, HTTP, NFS, NTP, Application SMPP, SMTP, SNMP, Telnet, DHCP, Netconf, RTP, etc.
The other thing that Google is doing is introducing SPDY, a new way of accessing web pages.
lt;p>Google's lab tests of SPDY show an improvement in page load times compared to HTTP of between 27% and 60%, and between 39% and 55% when using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), it said.
US has added the competitive advantages of HSTS transport security and SPDY page speed optimization [bit(dot)ly/1eN336i].
The new Off-Road mode previously called Opera Turbo will now support SPDY protocol which enables faster webpage loading, even in the most gruesome network conditions.