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You have 2 quick minutes to spare, right?  You can learn something really cool about F5 technology!  In this edition of two minute tech tips, you can learn how tclsh can be a great tool for your development toolbox. iRules, iApps, iCall, tmsh scripts...they all use Tcl!   ... (more)

20 Lines or Less #81

What could you do with your code in 20 Lines or Less? That's the question we like to ask from, for, and of (feel free to insert your favorite preposition here) the DevCentral community, and every time we do, we go looking to find cool new examples that show just how flexible and powerful iRules can be without getting in over your head. Thus was born the 20LoL (20 Lines or Less) series many moons ago. Over the years we've highlighted hundreds of iRules examples, all of which do downright cool things in less than 21 lines of code. Shellshock - HTTP Edition https://devcentral.f5.com... (more)

Sorry, Johnny Five. Yes Disassemble!

In case you didn't already know, I'm a child of the 70's. As such, my formative years were in the 80's, where the music and movies were synthesized and super cheesy. Short Circuit was one of those cheesy movies, featuring Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, and Johnny Five, the tank-treaded laser-wielding robot with feelings and self awareness. Oh yeah! The plot...doesn't at all matter, but Johnny's big fear once reaching self actualization was being disassembled. Well, in this article, we won't dissamble Johnny Five, but we will take a look at disassembling some Tcl code and talk a... (more)

test post for featured bug discovery

this is test post to discover featurability ... (more)

A Little Love for Ops - the All New BIG-IP Operations Guide

A couple years in the making, the long sought after F5 BIG-IP TMOS: Operations Guide, hence force called the "Manual of Operational Greatness," has arrived! In addition to the great documentation on how to design and deliver traffic solutions with F5 gear, AskF5 and DevCentral have for years had a collection of tribal knowledge on many of the operational tasks an organization faces in managing our gear. This manual contains all that goodness and more. The opening sections of the manual start with checklists for maintenance and upgrades, and then also some best practices for daily... (more)