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Mastering NGINX by Dimitri Aivaliotis

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Chapter 7. NGINX for the Developer

Throughout the book so far, we have seen how to configure NGINX for a number of different scenarios. What we have not yet done is look at the possibilities that NGINX offers the application developer. There are a number of ways that NGINX can be integrated directly into your application. We will explore those possibilities in the following sections:

  • Caching integration
  • Changing content on-the-fly
  • Using Server Side Includes
  • Decision-making in NGINX
  • Creating a secure link
  • Generating images
  • Tracking website visitors
  • Preventing inadvertent code execution

Caching integration

NGINX is superb at serving static content. It is designed to support over 100,000 simultaneous connections while using only minimal system resources. Integrating ...

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