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Here’s a non-obvious metaphor about moving from one protocol to another… Photo by Martin Förster on Unsplash

If you are a web developer, you are likely to have heard of HTTP2. You heard how much faster it is, how it allows you to do as many requests as you want, how you should switch to it as soon as possible. Other things you don’t hear so much about. How does it work? Does it make sense to switch from HTTP1.1, in your particular case? What benefits will you get, and how?

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If you are building a website with something like AWS Cloudfront, and all you want to know is which version to use, the answer is HTTP2…

Paulo Cunha

Frontend developer. I don't need to break things to move fast, nor to move fast to break things.

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