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SPDY(SPeeDY) A more efficient Web protocol from Google that is the basis of HTTP/2. Google began to add SPDY to its servers and Chrome browser in 2011 in order to provide a faster download of Google content when using Chrome. SPDY is a session layer protocol that accepts the standard HTTP commands GET and POST. It loads pages faster because it interleaves multiple TCP streams over the same connection. SPDY also compresses the HTTP request and response headers. Any HTTP client or server can be SPDY enabled; however, after HTTP/2 became a draft standard in 2015, Google announced SPDY support would migrate to HTTP/2. See HTTP/2.
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, for "speedy," is a Google-crafted protocol that promises faster and more secure page loading.
Instead of typing HTTP before every website name on your browser, if you use the new SPDY
( short for Speedy) technology, Google claims, the page download times reduce by a phenomenal 64 per cent.
The acronym "ssRwd" is short for "speedy secure responsive web design" and refers to an exclusive WebFL.US methodology that melds SPDY
page speed optimization and HSTS strict transport security with cross-platform, multi-browser web development to optimize content presentation for the screen size and capabilities of the requesting device - regardless of whether it be desktop PC or Mac, iPad or iPhone, Android smartphone or Windows touch screen tablet.