Building Custom User Experiences from the Edge

Building Custom User Experiences from the Edge

Delivering custom user experiences for WIRED’s Ad Free product presented a challenge for our current architecture and content management system. By leaning on features exposed by Fastly’s Varnish implementation, we were able to build special site experiences for different users. Join me as I discuss how we solved this problem with the use of edge authentication.

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Zack Tollman

July 21, 2016
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  1. Building Custom User Experiences from the Edge Zack Tollman @tollmanz

  2. Ad Free WIRED.com

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  7. https://flic.kr/p/81wbjN https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

  8. UUID Expiration Status Signature

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  10. X-Logged-In = 1 X-Logged-In = 0

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  13. https://github.com/fastly/ token-functions

  14. https://speakerdeck.com/tollmanz/ @tollmanz