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The HTTP protocol

HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) is the underlying protocol of the web. This course will explore the foundations of the HTTP protocol and the importance to software security.

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  • The HTTP protocol Video — 00:46:12
    • HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) is the underlying protocol of the world wide web. Tim Berners-Lee and his team developed it between 1989 and 1991. HTTP has seen many changes, maintaining most of the simplicity and further shaping its flexibility. This video will explore the foundations of the HTTP protocol and the importance to software security.

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HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) is the underlying protocol of the web. Tim Berners-Lee and his team developed it between 1989-1991. HTTP has seen many changes, maintaining most of the simplicity and further shaping its flexibility. This course will explore the foundations of the HTTP protocol and the importance to software security. We will learn about the hypertext system over the internet that initially was called the mesh and was later renamed to the world wide web.

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