Chapter 7. Advanced HTTP/2 concepts

This chapter covers
  • HTTP/2 stream states
  • Flow control in HTTP/2
  • Prioritization in HTTP/2
  • HTTP/2 conformance testing

This chapter covers the remaining parts of the HTTP/2 protocol, roughly in the order in which they appear in the specification.[1] Many of these parts aren’t under the direct control of web developers and may even be out of the control of server administrators (unless they’re writing an HTTP/2 server themselves), so these topics are definitely more advanced. Knowledge of them, however, will give you deep understanding of how the protocol works and help with debugging, if you’re looking to implement your own HTTP/2 server. Additionally, in the future, more control may ...

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