Simone Bordet's JAX 2016 session

Is HTTP/2 ready for Java 9?

In this session, Simone Bordet examines the HTTP 2.0 protocol and explores what it takes to write HTTP 2.0 applications in the Java platform, what plans there are to support it in JDK 9 and which Servlet Containers are already offering HTTP 2.0 support.

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Reactive programming, HTTP and Angular 2

Reactive Programming and observables are really powerful and go beyond what promises offer. They provide key features like laziness and the ability to cancel them. This allows you to add robustness into Angular 2 applications especially at the level of HTTP to finely control what is executed.

Bloating your code

Why are websites getting fatter?

Web obesity is becoming an epidemic. Websites have increased about 25 percent from a year ago, with today’s site averaging 2,162 KB. In the past five years, websites have grown 208 percent. If the web obesity epidemic continues, there is no telling what will happen.

HTTP optimisation

Deploying SPDY: 5 gotchas to consider

Optimising HTTP can be tricky. And that’s where SPDY comes in. Designed to reduce latency and increase security, Google’s web protocol can nicely fill the holes of HTTP.

API management

Introducing the Varnish API Engine

A new API management tool is promising 20,000 API calls per second in a lightweight first release that’s optimised for mobile and IoT. Varnish CTO Per Buer walks us through version 1.0 of the Varnish API Engine.

Permission to launch

The first major change to HTTP in 16 years: HTTP/2

The Web is still based on HTTP 1.1 – and thus on a log of the last millennium. It’s high time that the system introduced in 1999 got a major overhaul, which is rumoured to be on the way with the almost-ready HTTP/2.