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Which APIs Can My Client Access?

Ever wonder which APIs your client can access, and whether you have read/write privileges? This blog will help you identify the type of access your API client has. This can be a godsend if you are debugging access issues with a given API client. You’ll be using two command-line developer tools (HTTPie, and...

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Setting Up HTTPie for Akamai

If you’re a Web Developer or DevOps, you probably have to deal with several API systems daily. HTTPie allows you to easily explore APIs before you decide if it’s worth to spend the effort to code a client using one of the programming languages like Python, Ruby, Go, etc. This blog is going to...

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Upgrade To OpenSSL 1.1.0

I recently blogged about what Akamai is doing to help OpenSSL deliver TLS 1.3 to most of the Internet, and why TLS 1.3 is important and useful in making the internet faster and more secure. It ended with the suggestion that application owners start porting to OpenSSL version 1.1.0...

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Akamai OPEN EdgeGrid for PHP Now in Beta

We are proud to release the first beta of both our PHP Signing library and HTTP client. The signing library allows you to authenticate and digitally sign all requests made to the Akamai OPEN APIs. Starting with our first release, based on the excellent Guzzle Http Client for PHP,...

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Moving Redirects to the Edge Redirector Cloudlet

Many of our customers use Apache or other HTTP servers at their origin, and handle redirects using the configuration on those servers. As Akamai customers, you have the ability to perform those redirects at the edge, reducing the traffic to your origin and improving your users’ experience. It’s possible...

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PAPI Tricks and Tips: Use a Datastore to Access Property Info Quickly

As an API Evangelist, I travel around the world to visit our customers and help them get up and running with our APIs. While doing this, I collect requests to bring back to our engineering teams and sometimes come up with different ways for customers to interact with our...

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Get Started with the Akamai APIs

Looking for the best way to get started working with the Akamai APIs Check out our Get Started section for a step-by-step tutorial guiding you through the steps needed to make that first successful call. The tutorial should take less than 30 minutes to work through, and will give...

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Akamai Edge 2016 Recap

For this year’s Akamai Edge Conference we massively expanded our developer outreach with our first ever Developer Zone; an area of the conference created entirely for our developer community. It was a great success, with some attendees spending the majority of their time in the Developer Zone getting hands-on with new...

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Akamai for WordPress Beta Now Available

WordPress powers a huge number of websites and blogs globally, it is one of the top CMSs with over 27% of the global market, it’s responsible for some of the biggest sites out there. At Akamai, where we handle almost one third of all internet traffic, we...

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Announcing Property Manager Variables

Property Manager now includes support for variables, providing additional control and self serviceability. Variables work with all Akamai products that are configured using Property Manager, and are fully supported by the Property Manager API (PAPI). If you’ve done any kind of programming and have some experience with the Property...

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