Microsoft has open sourced the protocol used by VS Code’s editor to communicate with the various language servers supported.
Nest has made available to developers the Weave protocol used to connect various IoT devices.
Martin Thompson answers a few questions about the opportunity for developers and architects to introduce custom protocols to their system's interaction points.
Google and Microsoft want to improve HTTP with SPDY and Speed+Mobility. This article reviews both proposals outlining what benefits they bring to the much used Internet protocol.