Safe methods in HTTP – what do you need to know about them?

In the previous text, we familiarize ourselves with the concept of the idempotent methods in HTTP.

Let’s talk about safe methods today. What does it mean? Does it have something to do with HTTPS? Well, not really ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Idempotent methods in HTTP – what does it mean and why should we bother?

What are idempotent methods in the HTTP? Probably you’ve been asked this question on the interview, or maybe you see it for the first time.

No doubts, it’s a concept which you should know in order to create good and fault-tolerantย  HTTP-based APIs.

In fact, idempotent methods in HTTP are not so complicated as their name may sound. So, let’s begin.

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HTTP basics – what do you need to know about it?

In this text, I’m going to cover all the basic information that every web developer should know about the most basic building block of the modern web, which is HTTP (in my humble opinion).

Due to its continuous popularity, I’m going to focus on HTTP/1.1 mostly.

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