SPDYing Up the Web

Thomas, Bryce, Jurdak, Raja and Atkinson, Ian (2012) SPDYing Up the Web. Communications of the ACM, 55 12: 64-73. doi:10.1145/2380656.2380673


Author Thomas, Bryce
Jurdak, Raja
Atkinson, Ian
Title SPDYing Up the Web
Journal name Communications of the ACM   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0001-0782
1557-7317
Publication date 2012-12
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1145/2380656.2380673
Volume 55
Issue 12
Start page 64
End page 73
Total pages 10
Place of publication New York, NY, United States
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Today's Web bears little resemblance to the Web of a decade ago. A Web page today encapsulates tens to hundreds of resources pulled from multiple domains. JavaScript is the technological staple of Web applications, not a tool for frivolous animation. Users access the Web from diverse device form factors, while browsers have improved dramatically. A constant throughout this evolution is the underlying applicationlayer protocol-HTTP-providing fertile ground for Web growth and evolution but was designed at a time of far less page complexity. Moreover, HTTP is not optimal, with pages taking longer to load. Studies over the past five years suggest even 100 milliseconds
Keyword Diverse devices
Form Factors
Javascript
Multiple domains
Uses access
Web application
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Official 2013 Collection
School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Publications
 
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