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In this Ebook you will learn:

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    The history of the HTTP protocol, from HTTP 0.9 to HTTP/2

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    What's changed with HTTP/2 and how it can improve application performance

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    About the different layers that compose a modern web application

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    Dozens of methods to improve application performance, such as optimizing TCP and TLS

About the Ebook

How prepared are you to build fast and efficient web applications? This eloquent book provides what every web developer needs to know about the network, from fundamental limitations that affect performance to major innovations for building even more powerful browser applications – including HTTP/2 and XHR improvements, Server-Sent Events (SSE), WebSocket, and WebRTC.

About the Authors

Ilya Grigorik

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Ilya Grigorik

Web Performance Engineer Google

Ilya Grigorik is a web performance engineer and developer advocate at Google where he works to make the Web faster by building and driving adoption of performance best practices at Google and beyond.

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