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Performance Debugging Leads to Discovery of a Bizarre Browser Bug

I worked on an interesting performance investigation recently, and I wanted to share some of the techniques I used to dig in and isolate the problem. It all started when a customer informed me that they rolled back an HTTP/2 configuration push because it caused significant slowdowns on their...

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HTTP/2 support for HTTPie

HTTPie is a great command line tool for working with HTTP-based APIs. If you’re just getting started, check out the earlier post I wrote on Setting Up HTTPie for Akamai. HTTP/2 (h2) is the new version of the HTTP Protocol, and in this follow-up I explain how to enable...

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SPDY Reaches End of Life: What Now?

On March 15th, 2017, the SPDY protocol will no longer be supported on the Akamai Platform. SPDY was the initially controversial HTTP/1.x alternative — proposed by Google in 2009 — intended to make the web faster. SPDY proved to be the kick-in-the-pants necessary to get the web moving forward with an...

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