How-To: Add Timing-Allow-Origin Headers to Improve Site Performance Measurement

We all want our websites to load faster and to be highly engaging so that users get what they want from the website. As a result, developers continuously employ a range of web performance solutions with the goal of improving end-user experiences and yielding high website conversion rates. The...

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Does Android’s Battery-Saver Degrade the Mobile Web Experience?

Modern websites rely on computationally-heavy Javascript, stylesheets, and imagery to generate aesthetically pleasing experiences for their users. To achieve maximum user engagement and yield a potential website conversion, a typical mobile website today downloads hundreds of resources from dozens of first- and third-party services. These resources help personalize the...

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Cloudlets: Now Available in 30-Day Increments

In order to provide our customers with a new level of flexibility, we are now offering monthly contract term options for our popular Akamai Cloudlets, the smart, scalable apps that operate at the edge to help simplify your web operations and improve user experience. The new contract options come...

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Introducing a New whoami Tool for DNS Resolver Information

The DNS tools “whoami.akamai.net” and its alias “whoami.akamai.com” have been used for many years, often as a step in the process for diagnosing how a CDN is directing traffic, locality, and network reachability issues. Whoami was originally introduced as a quick solution that, as often happens, ended up sticking...

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Visit Akamai at O’Reilly’s Velocity + Fluent Conference in San Jose

The 2018 O’Reilly Velocity + Fluent Conference, June 11-14, is the place to be for the distributed systems, web performance, and DevOps communities to come together and share their latest work. The Akamai Developer team is thrilled to sponsor Velocity 2018; in addition, we’ll be delivering several can’t-miss talks...

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