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Akamai Launchpad helps you blast off with stratospheric skills and knowledge.

Just landed here for the first time? Click "how it works" at the top right for a quick overview of Launchpad.

If you're ready to roll: Launchpad is currently in tech preview, and we're glad you're here to participate. Simply choose a mission below and have fun!

ADM-110

Explore Ways to Onboard Your Site

Self-Paced

This mission introduces you to the self service tools you can use to set your site up on Akamai's global content delivery network. If you're about to set up a new site, start here. 10-15 min

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ADM-111

Onboard Your Site with Property Manager

Self-Paced

If you have a custom certificate for secure content, and you want to implement complex rules for content handling, you should use Property Manager to onboard your site. Learn how to create a new property and publish it to the staging network. 10-30 min

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API-101

Get Your API Credentials

Self-Paced

In order to use Akamai APIs or the CLI, you need to set up a mechanism for authentication. In this mission you learn how to how to create an API client and configure credentials to access the APIs you need for Launchpad missions. 10-15 min

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DEV-101

Onboard Your Site with the CLI

Self-Paced

You’ve built a site to demonstrate your tour capabilities, and want to get it live so that visitors can come and book tours to the far reaches of our galaxy and beyond! 10-30 min

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DEVOP103

Test Configurations with Sandbox

Self-Paced

Sandbox makes it possible to test configuration changes in an isolated development environment, which reduces the risk of finding bugs after you deploy to staging. Now you can test configuration changes at light speed in your sandbox! 15-20 min

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FUN101

Welcome to Akamai Launchpad

Self-Paced

Learn how Akamai Launchpad works, and how to get the most out of this new learning platform. Take a tour of the sample app, learn about points and badges, and more! 10-15 min

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SEC-101

Secure Your Site Against Severe Threats

Self-Paced

Learn about the most severe threats that face Internet applications and websites today. Then find out what you can do to defeat these threats, and how Akamai can help you protect your website. 30-45 min

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FUN-121

Test Fly the New Control Center

Self-Paced

Take command of the new Control Center! Find what you're looking for, view notifications, take actions, and change your focus to see more or less on the menu. 10-15 min

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PERF101

Optimize Your Site with Image Manager

Self-Paced

Images and video are great for attracting customers, but can drastically slow down the site. Transform images and videos at the edge to save bytes, expedite development, and enhance user experience on your site. 10-15 min

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FUN-102

Launch Your Developer Trial

Self-Paced

Get a free, personal version of Akamai. You can onboard the SpaceWalk.tours website to Developer Trial and fix some of the problems. Or try out new products and features, and play around with complete freedom. 10-15 min

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