Lesson 3: HTTP types

  • Reading assignment
  • Request and Response
  • Request line
  • Status line
  • Header fields
  • Message body
  • HTTP version
  • Digit
  • 14 minutes

In lesson 2, we started considering very basic web servers that only send one fixed response. This is the response we wrote for our example:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Length: 7


We don’t want to write any more HTTP responses “by hand” – So now let’s look at what the format is, in general, so we can codify it in Haskell.

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