/HTTP

HTTPie

- Jakub Roztocil tl;dr: "A user-friendly command-line HTTP client for the API era. It comes with JSON support, syntax highlighting, persistent sessions, wget-like downloads, plugins, and more."

featured in #190


The Status of HTTP/3

- Sergio De Simone tl;dr: "HTTP/3 promises to make Internet connections faster, more reliable, and more secure." QUIC is integral to HTTP/3 and tries to "solve the major issues experienced when using the TCP protocol."

featured in #170


Abusing HTTP Hop-By-Hop Request Headers

- Nathan Davidson tl;dr: Ways in which headers can be used to influence systems that use multiple caches before they hit the backend. 

featured in #161


HTTP Headers For The Responsible Developer

- Stefan Judis tl;dr: Deep-dive into certain headers that help improve the user experience of websites and best practices on implementing them.

featured in #139


Requests III: HTTP for Humans and Machines, alike

- Kenneth Reitz tl;dr: Requests III allows you to send organic, grass-fed HTTP/1.1 & HTTP/2 (wip) requests, without the need for manual thought-labor. There’s no need to add query strings to your URLs, or to form-encode your POST data. Keep-alive and HTTP connection pooling are 100% automatic, as well.

featured in #138


HTTP Frameworks Must Die

- Eran Hammer tl;dr: Last evolution of HTTP 1.x frameworks added little to no incremental value. The author recognizes a need for better tooling for HTTP 2.x and challenges developers to focus on a list of larger issues. Click through Twitter here if paywalled.

featured in #137