SPDY (pronounced speedy) is an open networking protocol developed primarily at Google for transporting web content. SPDY manipulates HTTP traffic, with particular goals of reducing web page load latency and improving web security. SPDY achieves reduced latency through compression, multiplexing, and prioritization. The name "SPDY" is a trademark of Google and is not an acronym.As of July 2012, the group developing SPDY has stated publicly that it is working toward standardisation (available as an Internet Draft). The first draft of HTTP 2.0 is using SPDY as the working base for its specification draft and editing.
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  • HTTP/2: A Fast, Secure Bedrock for the Future of SEO

    … as the basis for HTTP/2, a replacement to the current network protocol that powers all Internet web traffic today. While technically HTTP/2 is still an evolving specification, many web browsers, web servers, networking devices, and websites already support both SPDY and HTTP/2 in its current form. While there are some subtle differences between SPDY…

    Moz Blogin SEO- 8 readers -
  • Facebook Open-Sources C++ HTTP Library Collection Proxygen

    … Facebook’s open-source train keeps rolling, as the social network announced the release of Proxygen, a collection of C++ HTTP libraries, which also includes an easy-to-use HTTP server. Software engineers Daniel Sommermann and Alan Frindell announced in a post on the Facebook engineering blog that Proxygen supports HTTP/1.1, SPDY/3 and SPDY/3.1…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 2 readers -
  • Big List of SEO Tips and Tricks for Using HTTPS on Your Website

    … site should be more than fast enough to handle HTTPS. New HTTPS friendly technologies like SPDY offer you the opportunity to speed up your website more than ever before. 3. Costs Many webmasters pay between $100-200 a year for SSL certificates. That's a significant amount for small websites. It's also a barrier that most spammers won't bother…

    Cyrus Shepard/ Moz Blogin Social SEO Google- 38 readers -
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