Barry Frost

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Using camo for SSL image proxying

I’ve just set up SSL image proxying on my website through camo to make sure any external non-https images are served via https. Camo is a simple HTTP proxy that also encrypts URLs with HMAC to prevent someone piggy-backing off your service.

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HTTP proxy to simplify routing images through an SSL host


Introspected tunnels to localhost

Reverse Proxy Caching Example - Nginx


WonderProxy provides HTTP proxies around the world to help you test GeoIP web applications. This paid service makes testing and re-testing applications from around the world fast and easy.


“ApiAxle is a proxy that sits on your network, in front of your API(s) and manages things that you shouldn’t have to like rate limiting, authentication and caching. It’s fast, open and easy to configure.”


Slick Mac VPN proxy service

nginx JSON hacks

Useful tips beyond JSON as well. Proxying, header hacks, hiding API keys, JSONP and more.

Things Caches Do

Many things I didn’t know, including how to use last-modified and etag cache validators.

Webmaster.Info : AOL Proxy Info

Information about the evil AOL mega proxy, including IP address ranges you can expect

Ninja Proxy | Fast, free, anonymous web browsing with

Web-based proxy


HTTP/HTTPS/SSL Monitor/Proxy/Reverse Proxy


HTTP accelerator/caching alternative to Squid


Event-based server supporting HTTP load balancing and/or web serving

Varnish - Trac

HTTP accelerator - must find out what this does!

SwitchProxy | Round Two

Firefox extension to allow proxy switching. Can facilitate anonymous browsing with automatic switching between proxies

Inlab: Balance

Simple but powerful generic tcp proxy with round robin load balancing and failover mechanisms