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Cache me if you can – 1

Introduction - scope of the article This series of articles deals with caching in the context of HTTP. When properly done, caching can increase the performance of your application by an order of magnitude. On the contrary, when overlooked or completely ignored, it can lead to some really unwanted side effects caused by misbehaving proxy servers that, in the absence of clear caching instructions, decide to cache anyway and serve stale resources. Before we get to the tactical details of how caching works, it helps…

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