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Learn how to define the Expires header in nginx to improve the caching of static assets.

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Know what vulnerabilities could be present on your systems and how to harden your Linux environment.

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Let's build a better web together

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» Test web server caching with curl
Learn how to use curl to test if your web server is properly caching static files