is the Chief Technology Officer of Endeca, where he leads the research and development of Endeca's knowledge navigation products. Prior to working at Endeca, David designed and developed core components of Inktomi's Internet-scale search database and was a senior developer of Inktomi's web caching products. David earned a B.A.in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
was a member of Inktomi Corporation's founding engineering team, and served as Inktomi's Vice President of R&D where he co-developed Inktomi's search engine database, and led the development of Inktomi's web caching and streaming media technologies. Formerly, he was a scientist at Silicon Graphics and at Apple Computer's Advanced Technology Group. Brian Totty has received several awards for research and teaching excellence, and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a B.S. in Computer Science from M.I.T.
A great explanation of HTTP, even now in 2013. I bought the book to help me understand Proxy Servers and how they work at the lower levels. Read morePublished 9 months ago by John Mills
Really good book to understand how the web works, this one was recommended to me and I don't regret. aPublished 13 months ago by CM
This book cleared up a lot of the misconceptions I had about http. I now feel I could write http api calls with the best of them.Published 14 months ago by L. Byrd
I could have done with a little less of the cheerful style and some of the lame attempts at humor, but I suspect that there is nothing worth knowing about HTTP that is not covered... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Alex F Stop
Feel like i have a good grasp of http now, incl proxy technologies, error codes, and mssg headers etc etc.
Spent a couple of weekends on this (skipped Chapter 19 about Publishing systems) and it reads like a charm. One has to keep in mind that the book was written in 2002. Read morePublished 22 months ago by R. Pokkyarath
Just download a sample and start reading - you will probably buy it in few minutes :D
it's big. but if it's on your Kindle that's not a problem, right? Read more
Previous experience: I've got a decent enough working knowledge of HTTP, I've had a good read of RFC2616, etc
I bought the book looking to fill gaps in knowledge. Read more
A thorough book on the inner workings of the HTTP protocol, covering everything from hardware to software and the simple text protocol itself to secure communications.Published on March 12, 2012 by Philip Dow