CHAPTER 22 Hypertext Transfer Protocol
What You Will Learn
In this chapter, you will learn about the HTTP protocol used on the Web, including the major message types and HTTP methods. We’ll also discuss the status codes and headers used in HTTP.
After email, the World Wide Web is probably the most common TCP/IP application general users are familiar with. In fact, many users access their email through their Web browser, which is a tribute to the versatility of the protocols used to make the Web such a vital part of the Internet experience.
There is no need to repeat the history of the Web and browser, ...