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Hypertext transfer protocol Informatics The most commonly used language protocol for transmitting information in Web sites; http on a web address–a URL indicates to Web browsers, “HTML spoken here”. See Client, HTML, Server, Web browser, World Wide Web. Cf Gopher.
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" In lab tests, we have compared the performance of these applications over HTTP and SPDY, and have observed up to 64 per cent reductions in page load times in SPDY.
Built-in support for the SPDY protocol to improve and secure connections.
"ssRwd melds SPDY page speed optimization and HSTS strict transport security with cross-platform multi-browser web development to eliminate the need for redundant 'full' and 'mobile' websites by using flexible grids and fluid formats to optimize content presentation for the screen size and capabilities of the requesting device - regardless of whether it be desktop PC or Mac, iPad or iPhone, Android smartphone or Windows touch screen tablet.
Chrome can also boast a less visible and less touted way of speeding up browser: it supports SPDY, an HTTP replacement that compresses header data and allows persistent connections between server and browsers.