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Re: newbie seeks advice on understanding http protocol

From: Mukul Gandhi <gandhi.mukul@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 14:00:27 +0530
Message-ID: <7870f82e0806300130t6272be60v95b863ea38394467@mail.gmail.com>
To: ilango_g <ilangocal@yahoo.com>
Cc: www-talk@w3.org

Here's something to read

http://www.w3.org/Protocols/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP

On 6/29/08, ilango_g <ilangocal@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Hi
> The HTTP protocol is so fundamental to the world wide web and all web
> applications available today. I have still not really understood what http
> practically means. I have read a little of the HTTP specs and I have gained
> some understanding. However I would like to write simple programs
> illustrating HTTP in a scripting or programming language (like C++ or Java))
> to really understand what a request is and what a response is, etc.
>
> For example, I have seen HTTPServeLetRequest class in Java, but I really do
> not know what is happening. In short I wish to gain a detailed understanding
> of the HTTP protocol. I wish to really understand what the HTTP spec is
> talking about and apply it to my programming work.
>
> Any suggestions, advice are appreciated. Thanks for your time.
>
> thanks
> ilango


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Regards,
Mukul Gandhi
Received on Monday, 30 June 2008 08:31:14 GMT

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