HTTP2 is coming. The first update in 16 years

HTTPHTTP2 is coming and the benefits are mostly performance related. 
The new standard brings a number of benefits to one of the web’s core technologies, such as faster page loads, longer-lived connections, more items arriving sooner and server push.   One notable change is that HTTP requests will be 'cheaper' to make. The web community has often told developers to avoid adding too many HTTP requests to their pages, which lead to optimization techniques like code inlining or concatenation to reduce the requests. It also allows prioritisation of requests, letting more important requests complete more quickly, further improving performance.
It should only be a short time before the standard is published for use in its final form.
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