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|Original author(s)||Zunzun AB|
|Initial release||5 November 2015|
|Operating system||OS X, Linux|
ShimmerCat is a web server designed from ground-up for HTTP/2 and written in Haskell. The purported purpose of the server is to take full advantage of HTTP/2 features, including HTTP/2 PUSH, to enhance the perceived page load speed of served websites. ShimmerCat uses machine learning to accelerate asset delivery to the browser.
As of September 2016, ShimmerCat is at version 1.5.0 and runs on Linux and OS X. The software can be used for development of web applications through its SOCKS5 and HTTP/2 implementations, and it is also possible to develop web applications without having to modify /etc/hosts nor use different sets of URLs for development and production.
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