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Take a shortcut to what you need to accomplish. Browse the list below for step-by-step guides that turn business roadblocks into open highways. Topics cover everything you’ll need to know, from buying your first domain name, to starting an online business, to building an empire selling domain names.

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    Am I Saying That Right? Pronunciation Is Key

    Making great software is not just about coding and design. It’s also about paying close attention to life beyond the clicks and the screen—talking to real people. Rarely is anything perfected in a vacuum. By listening carefully to what users are saying, and listening especially hard for the hacks people come up with to circumnavigate shortcomings can present learning opportunities for us.

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    Use streaming JSON to speed up your website

    Modern websites are complex, and often need to load data in the background in an asynchronous way. JSON streaming is a simple way to make this happen. Click below to learn how to add JSON to your site and check that it’s working properly.

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    Build your own CDN on AWS with Route 53

    A CDN works by caching copies of your resources in data centers around the world, called edge servers. But to get new content, a request has to travel back to the origin server, adding latency to the process. In this post, we explain how Amazon’s Route 53 solves this problem.

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    Even Faster Domain Name Search

    Curious how Instant Domain Search is able to deliver results so quickly? The site is built using services from Google Cloud and a highly-optimized index from domain name server (DNS) queries. Click below to learn how it works.

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