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January 27

Fastly Academy, our new on-demand learning center, contains lessons for learners of all levels. It’s one more way we’re helping you work — and expand your skills — the way that fits you best…

January 12

There are many benefits to adopting GraphQL, but its security implications are less understood. In this post, we’ll explore those implications and offer guidance on which defaults and…

January 10

The Fastly CLI now supports bootstrapping Compute@Edge projects using fiddles made in Fastly Fiddle as a template. This enables users to get a local developer environment up and running very…

January 5

We’re introducing Cloud Deploy, a wizard that helps you start building on Compute@Edge by deploying and customizing templates, and sets you up with an automated deployment workflow and best…

December 15

Origin Inspector provides you with a dataset and visualizations that offer real-time and historical visibility into responses delivered from your origin servers to our edge cloud. And we’re…

December 14

Our new WAF efficacy framework provides a standardized way to measure the effectiveness of a WAF’s detection capabilities through continuous verification and validation. Here’s how it works.

December 10

CVE-2021-44228 is a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in the Apache Log4j library being actively exploited. We provide our observations into the exploit and a summary of its impact.

December 9

The web’s infrastructure — and the applications we build on it — must constantly evolve to meet the ever-transforming expectations of modern and future end users. We’ve gathered five lessons…

December 7

In this post, we’ll show how you can use information from an origin response to add an abuse IP address to our penalty box. We've been touting the promise of security at the edge, and this…

November 23

Many websites today are really applications, and we should be building them as such. To do that, we need application architectures and networks that are capable of supporting fast, secure…

November 17

As we look back to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the website, it’s also worth thinking about the next 30 years. There are a couple of areas where we — as engineers, developers, and…

November 8

Fastly customers have been using our Fiddle tool for years to try out ideas for edge logic in VCL. With the advent of Compute@Edge last year, we made our edge compute network accessible to…