Developer documentation for Agave, Abaco, and other TACC APIs

What is a Web Request?

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is designed to enable communications between clients and servers. HTTP works as a request-response protocol between a client and server. A web browser may be the client, and an application on a computer that hosts a web site may be the server.

There are two main types of web request:

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