http2 explained describes the protocol HTTP/2 at a technical and protocol level. Background, the protocol, the implementations and the future. Written by Daniel Stenberg.
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You need Wireshark 1.99.x (a dev version) to dissect HTTP/2 frames.
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This page was updated May 27, 2015.