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jsDelivr does it better

If you are not familiar with jsDelivr then check out our previous blog post with details on Load Balancing and Multi-CDN features that it supports. This time jsDelivr introduces a few new features that will help web developers and website owners even further.   Version Aliasing So far to load a library on all public […]

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Optimize Multi-CDN Scenarios with Cedexis Fusion

We’re happy to announce Cedexis Fusion customers can easily integrate MaxCDN into their Multi-CDN applications, and reach a high level of cost efficiency. Cedexis Fusion is a layer that sits between a load balancer like OpenMix and various data providers, such as your CDN, server application, and monitoring tools. Based on the information pulled from […]

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Now Shipping: New EdgeRules Interface & Features

We’re happy to announce a major upgrade to EdgeRules, our built-in service that gives you fine-grained control over your CDN. With EdgeRules you can customize everything from cache headers, security ACLs, or even set specific HTTP headers. Here’s a quick summary of the changes we’ve just launched: Cleaner, Faster Interface: The redesigned layout is much […]

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An Introduction to MaxCDN on Node.js

This is a guest post by Joshua Mervine. In addition to MaxCDN‘s powerful OAuth API, they offer a number of simple modules for various languages. Here I’ll cover using MaxCDN on Node.js via the MaxCDN Node module. In this post, I’ll go over some basic examples of how to display reports and purge caches using […]

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Using Ionic and Node.js to Develop a MaxCDN Mobile App

This is a guest blog post by Juho Vepsäläinen, an expert in node.js.  I was tasked to develop a little mobile prototype based on Ionic Framework. The idea was to fetch a couple of values from a MaxCDN account and then display them through a mobile interface. As usual the specification grew a bit from the […]

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Partnering with Nginx and Automattic to support SPDY/3.1

We're thrilled to announce we've collaborated with Ngnix and Automattic to develop SPDY/3.1 support in the latest Nginx web server. SPDY is a next-generation web transport protocol, which enables tremendous performance improvements over typical HTTP connections. Tests show SPDY can be over 60% faster than HTTP for transferring the exact same content. Seeing that Ngnix […]

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New and Improved: User Management & Multiple File Purge

Among the smaller layout updates to the MaxCDN Control Panel (and 52 squashed bugs) includes two pretty neat functionality updates. The first one is a change to the Users section, which will show you at a glance: Most recent login time User permissions Security settings (Google two-step, IP whitelist) The Gravatar image associated with each […]

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Announcement: New MaxCDN Events Page

Have an interest in meeting a MaxCDN employee or two in real life? Today we are happy to announce the MaxCDN Events Page to help you do just that. Just head on over to maxcdn.com/events/ to check it out. Once you arrive, you’ll get a quick taste of what we have coming up in the […]

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More Control Panel UI Updates

Step two of our Control Panel UI update includes a number of enhancements to how we present data about your MaxCDN account. For starters the Account Summary page now shows you important information about your account, including invoices, storage statistics and security settings. We’ve adjusted the report colors of some charts and graphs to be […]

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Sharing Files? Try BitTorrent Sync

  BitTorrent Sync lets you securely synchronize content between devices via the BitTorrent protocol. Today we’ll walk through its internals and how to set it up. Initial Setup The BitTorrent client is not open source: you download and install a binary. By default, this creates the necessary folders and starts a sync daemon in the […]

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