HTTP/3 From A To Z

Over at Smashing Magazine, Robin Marx has written a 3-part series on HTTP/3:

After almost five years in development, the new HTTP/3 protocol is nearing its final form. Earlier iterations were already available as an experimental feature, but you can expect the availability and use of HTTP/3 proper to ramp up over in 2021. So what exactly is HTTP/3? Why was it needed so soon after HTTP/2? How can or should you use it? And especially, how does it improve web performance? Let’s find out.

Finished the first part and must say I learnt a lot from it. Really interesting to know what goes on under the hood of the engine.

👨‍🔬 To try HTTP/3 in Safari, follow these instructions. Firefox and Chrome speak HTTP/3 out of the box.

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Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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