HTTP Is Dead. Long Live HTTP/2!

Request for Comments (RFC) 2616 reigned supreme as the specification for the hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) for fifteen years. Now, it’s been obsoleted by a handful of new RFCs, and HTTP/2 is on the horizon. In this talk, we’ll take a look at the new RFCs, discuss the differences and clarifications they make, and take a look ahead at what’s new in HTTP/2 and what it means for you.