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Automatically Populate a Spreadsheet via Akamai APIs

Spreadsheets are a great way to organize and visualize data, but uploading data is usually a tiresome manual process. In this blog post I’ll show you how you can automatically populate a Google sheet using Akamai’s APIs. This can be a great way to view and sort data, run pivot tables, etc. For...

Categories: DevOps How To, Technology, Uncategorized

Managing Your Configuration Through PAPI

Last year, I worked with a customer to support the transformation of their configuration, their application, and their procedures to be more streamlined and DevOps. As part of that, they had an initially vague, but interesting requirement – Improve the Release Process. What they meant was that the Akamai part...

Categories: DevOps Articles, DevOps How To

Measuring Performance of Third Party Contributors

Web site owners need to monitor the performance of their site, and measuring how long things take to load is a significant part of that. Your web pages likely contain content you own and you don’t own, and while measuring the performance of assets you own is straightforward, measuring...

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Performance and Usage Implications of Custom Fonts

You may not think about it much, but fonts play a critical role in how quickly a web page renders. Custom font usage has increased steadily over the past six years, and as of this writing, 68% of sites in the HTTP Archive use at least one custom font. Why use custom fonts? Many...

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Your Chance to Speak at Akamai Edge 2017: CFP Now Open!

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Akamai Edge conference, and we’re especially excited to bring a back the Developer Zone, a special section of the conference made just for our developer community. As part of the Developer Zone, we’ll be hosting a Developer Track featuring over 36...

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Live Webinar: Using Akamai’s Property Manager API

We’re excited to announce our upcoming live webinar to walk you thru our Property Manager API (or PAPI) that just went GA, along with a bunch of new enhancements. Join us on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 10am PDT. The latest PAPI release includes new functionality designed to streamline your use...

Categories: DevOps How To, Events

Introducing Our First Akamai Developer Meetup in Cambridge, MA!

You love DevOps. We love DevOps. So let’s get together and talk about DevOps! We’re excited to announce our first Akamai Developer Meetup in Cambridge, MA on August 3rd at 6pm EDT. Sign up and join us to find out more about the exciting new ways to integrate Akamai into...

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Planning a DevOps Strategy

We’ve had a lot of interest from Akamai customers asking about the ability to be “DevOps friendly.” Until recently, we haven’t talked enough about how to integrate Akamai into your DevOps or CI/CD workflows. The pieces to the puzzle are all there, however. If you haven’t seen Akamai for DevOps yet, check out our...

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Integrating Akamai Into Your CI/CD Environment with Jenkins

We’re really excited about all the new functionality we’re creating for Akamai for DevOps, especially the CLI. One reason we’re so pumped about this is that it enables you to integrate your property management into an existing continuous integration or continuous deployment pipeline and help you adopt DevOps in your organization....

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Akamai Developer at Velocity, San Jose

We had a great time connecting with thousands of developers at Velocity, announcing our new Akamai for DevOps! Our incredible evangelists delivered amazing presentations and 1:1 demos, walking thru our brand new initiative, empowering developers to integrate Akamai into their workflows and streamline how they manage their configuration. In...

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