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Vapor – Server Side Swift

Interesting to see that Swift can also be used as a serverside language. One can clearly see parallels with other languages and frameworks. For example Vapor comes with an HTTP Package, which – amongst other things – contains a Request … Continue reading

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Zttp, a developer friendly wrapper for Guzzle

If you’re not familiar with the evolution of Guzzle, the library has basically gotten more professional and less usable with each new version. New layers upon layers of specification-respecting abstractions and rules made Guzzle incredibly difficult to get started with. … Continue reading

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Using Immutable Caching To Speed Up The Web

Firefox shipped with support for Cache-Control: Immutable: The benefits of immutable mean that when a page is refreshed, which is an extremely common social media scenario, elements that were previously marked immutable with an HTTP response header do not have … Continue reading

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HTTP/2: The Next Version of the Internet

Presentation by Mattias Geniar on HTTP/2 (history, benefits, disadvantages) as given at a recent PHP Leuven Meetup. Not convinced by a presentation? Or want to see HTTP/2 in action? Visit the HTTP/2 Technology Demo and see the difference. The HTTP/2 … Continue reading

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Guzzle — PHP HTTP Client

Guzzle is a framework that includes the tools needed to create a robust web service client, including: Service descriptions for defining the inputs and outputs of an API, resource iterators for traversing paginated resources, batching for sending a large number … Continue reading

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