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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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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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Greetings developers! Today we’re announcing PAPI GA (General Availability). For all you early adopters, we appreciate your patience; you helped us make it faster and better. We know the wait is worth it! The Property Manager API, or PAPI, lets you programmatically manage the configuration of your web content on...

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Advanced Metadata: A Brief Overview

Akamai products offer a broad set of features to let you control how edge servers process your traffic. Property Manager/PAPI features are organized as nested rules, and most of the time, these built-in features are all you need. Especially now with support for variables, you can design very complex...

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Akamai Developer Cheat Sheets

At the 2016 Akamai Edge Conference we handed out brand new developer cheat sheets. If you missed us there, you can download the PDFs and print them out. These are great posted on your wall, or otherwise kept handy for quick reference. You can read about each cheatsheet below, or get them all in...

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You Asked for It: PAPI Enhancements

Greetings Property Manager API (PAPI) developers. We’ve listened to your feedback and made some important enhancements to PAPI. Briefly: You should upgrade to the new rule format “v2016-11-15” You have four more built-in variables to use We’re making significant performance enhancements to PAPI Update to New Rule Format “v2016-11-15” In order to keep your code from...

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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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