... because I've been singularly focused on DevCentral content since I joined the group.  Which is my only excuse for not having any brill comments or astounding insights on goings-on elsewhere in the world of technology.

But since there is lots going on behind the scenes here at DevCentral, I thought I'd take a sec to point out a few things that may have already been mentioned here & there but are cool enough I thought I'd call them out again:

  • HTTP iRules Wiki:  Our developers have been actively updating the iRules wiki pages for HTTP commands and events, so be sure to check those out if you work with HTTP and iRules (and feel free to add any relevant details you may have discovered).



  • For example -- ProxyPass:  Submitted (and recently updated) by Kirk Bauer, one of our script-happy Sales Engineers, this very comprehensive iRule emulates Apache's ProxyPass & ProxyPassReverse reverse proxy/server mirroring functionality, and nicely demonstrates the power and flexibility of iRules for back end obfuscation.


  • DC Podcast:  If you missed the new weekly DC podcast, there's also a new dedicated DevCentral page where you can download them, and/or you can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.


  • Forum post about per-server persistence cookie names:  I mentioned this post on the podcast today.  It's a great example of how you can use iRules to work around a non-standard implementation of a common HTTP feature, but perhaps not everything you can do with an iRule, you should do...


  • LTM MIB Navigation Guide: The MIBs changed significantly with v9.0, here's a guide (also mentioned on the podcast) to help find what you're looking for.

More later!