Communication Protocol

[Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016]

Web Communication Protocol HTTP 

Communicating systems use well-defined rules referred as communication protocol for exchanging information/data/resources.

These rules consist of details like data format, the way to locate the resources, error handling etc.

Followings are some example protocols:

  • Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
  • Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
  • Post Office Protocol (POP)
  • Java remote method invocation (RMI)
  • SOAP