Debugging Akamai

Akamai just works, … most of the time. But sometimes you have to check what’s going on, and Akamai gives you a handy tool for this. There is an HTTP request header that tells Akamai to respond with some internal information. Pragma: akamai-x-cache-on, akamai-x-cache-remote-on, akamai-x-check-cacheable, akamai-x-get-cache-key, akamai-x-get-ssl-client-session-id, akamai-x-get-true-cache-key, akamai-x-get-request-id With this request header Akamai includes …

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Google Maps Marker on Mobile

Problem: A responsive webapp shows a google map with markers that are clickable. On desktop everything works as expected, but on mobile the markers are not clickable. Discussion: After debugging with chrome remote inspector, I found that a div->frame with opacity:0 was lying above (explicit z-index:2) the clickable markers. I don’t know what this frame is for, …

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Google Map from RSS Feed

Problem: Google had a nice feature to build google maps from rss geo information with a simple iframe tag, but this service is discontinued. <iframe width=”920″ height=”450″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” marginheight=”0″ marginwidth=”0″ src=”https://maps.google.com/?q=http:%2F%2Ftothepin.blogspot.com%2Ffeeds%2Fposts%2Fdefault&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;t=t&amp;source=embed&amp;output=embed”> </iframe> You could actually add ?q=rssfeed to the maps.google.com url and it produced a map from all geo data in this rss feed. Solution: The …

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