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Learning HTTP at ConFoo Vancouver

by Bradley Holt

Published December 5, 2016 in Programming

Whether you're building a backend or a frontend application, creating an API or consuming one, it’s helpful to understand the basics of HTTP. Topics covered will include HTTP methods, request headers, request URIs, response status codes, response headers, resource representations, authentication, content negotiation, and caching. Examples will be provided using an HTTP REPL (read–eval–print loop) client and an Apache CouchDB server.