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HTTP & Web Servers

via Udacity


This course is intended for budding full-stack web developers to master the basics of HTTP, the protocol that underlies all web technology.

In this course, you'll explore HTTP directly, talking with web servers and browsers by hand. You'll write and deploy low-level web applications in Python. And you'll learn more about how HTTP connects with other web technologies.


  • Requests & Responses
    • Explore HTTP by running a web server on your own computer,Interact with servers and browsers from the command line,Discover HTTP requests and responses, headers, status codes, and other features of the protocol
  • The Web from Python
    • Write code that speaks HTTP both as a server and a client,Build Python code that accepts HTML form submissions, accesses web services, and constructs formatted responses
  • HTTP in the Real World
    • Connect your knowledge of HTTP basics with the rest of the world,Deploy services you've written so that other people can see them,Investigate web server capacity, cookies, security, and new developments in the protocol

Taught by

Karl Krueger


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