Chapter 8. Exploring the Application Layer
You will learn about the following application layer protocols in this Chapter:<objective>
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)—HTTP is the common web-based content transfer protocol on the Internet.</objective> <objective>
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)—You can secure your web content using SSL.</objective> <objective>
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)—FTP is used to transfer files over the web.</objective></feature>
The application layer is the topmost layer of the OSI model and provides you with high-level application development capabilities. As an application developer, you ...