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Akamai CLI Progress Report: 0.3

Today is the first of our regular updates on the new Akamai CLI where we plan to keep you appraised of new features, changes, and new packages. One of the primary goals for Akamai CLI is to maximize User Experience (UX) and Developer Experience (DX) when you work with the...

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A DevOps-Friendly Maintenance Page

In my previous blog post How to deliver code with zero downtime, I presented a working solution on how to deliver new code without any interruption to the service. However, there are situations where it’s not possible to apply this pattern due to different reasons – for instance: A...

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Automatically Clone Your Config with PAPI

There are times when you want to automatically clone and edit a configuration, rather than doing it manually through Luna. By using the Property Manager API (PAPI), you can do exactly that. This is particularly beneficial in the case where you have a “Master Config” with all the required...

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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...

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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...

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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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