HTTP 2

Performance for free

  1. multiplexing
    1. one TCP connection to get all assets
    2. each request has a stream ID
    3. ![[image-20221023191307452.png]]
    4. no need for HTTP/1 hacks
      1. image sprites
      2. bundling your JS into 1 file
  2. Compressed (binary)
    1. HTTP/1 is in plain text
  3. server push
    1. can send resources before HTML is fully parsed

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Last update: 2022-11-04