Platform Week

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Platform Week wrap-up
Platform Week wrap-up

Recently, during Platform Week, we made a number of announcements expanding what’s possible with the Developer Platform. Let’s take a look at some of these and what this enables you to build.

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Platform Week 22 - Welcome to Platform Week
Welcome to Platform Week

This Platform Week, we don’t want to deliver on just new and shiny things (though there will be a few of those, too!). We want to deliver on principles. On letting the best solution win. On breaking developers out of lock in: whether because of code, or because of economics

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Platform Week 22 - Developer Speaker Series
Developer Speaker Series

We're excited to announce a new edition of our Developer Speaker Series for 2022. Check out the eleven expert web dev speakers, developers, and educators that we’ve invited to speak live on Cloudflare TV this week.

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Platform Week 22 - Common API Standards
A Community Group for Web-interoperable JavaScript runtimes

Cloudflare is excited to be a part of the launch of the Web-interoperable Runtimes Community Group, a new effort that brings contributors from Cloudflare Workers, Deno, and Node.js together to collaborate on common Web platform API standards.

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Platform Week 22 - Zaraz Open Source
Open source Managed Components for Cloudflare Zaraz

Fixing third-party security issues and bloat takes collaborative work. We are open sourcing Managed Components so everyone can use fast and secure third-parties, everywhere.

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Platform Week 22 - Stackblitz
Cloudflare and StackBlitz partner to deliver an instant and secure developer experience

We’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with StackBlitz. Together, we will bring the Wrangler experience closer to you – directly to your browser, with no dependencies required

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Platform Week 22 - Open Source Workers Runtime
The next chapter for Cloudflare Workers: open source

As the first announcement of Platform Week, today Cloudflare is announcing the open sourcing of the Workers runtime under the Apache v2 license!

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Platform Week 22 - Wrangler Improvements
10 things I love about Wrangler v2.0

Last November, we announced the beta release of a full rewrite of Wrangler, our CLI for building Cloudflare Workers. Since then we’ve been working round the clock to make sure it's feature complete, bug-free, and easy to use. We are proud to announce that Wrangler goes public today for general usage, and can’t wait to see what people build with it!

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Platform Week 22 - Workers for platforms
Announcing Workers for Platforms: making every application on the Internet more programmable

Announcing Workers for Platforms, our tool suite to help make any product programmable, and help our customers deliver value to their customers and developers instantaneously.

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Platform Week 22 - Announcing Direct Uploads for Pages
Introducing Direct Uploads for Cloudflare Pages

Pages now supports direct uploads to give you more power to build and iterate how you want and with the tools you want.

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Platform Week 22 - Service Bindings are Generally Available, with efficient pricing
Service Bindings are Generally Available, with efficient pricing

Service bindings are an API that facilitate Worker-to-Worker communication. You can invoke other Workers directly from your code; making it possible to communicate with shared services. We’ll also make it cost efficient to run multiple Workers.

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Platform Week 22 - Workers Visibility: Announcing Logpush for Worker’s Trace Events
Workers Visibility: Announcing Logpush for Worker’s Trace Events

Customers are using Cloudlfare Workers to create the next big thing, we’re building tools to make that happen successfully. We’re excited to announce Logpush for Worker’s Trace Events, making it easier than ever to gain visibility into applications built on Workers.

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Platform Week 22 - Cloudflare Pages Build Improvement
A new era for Cloudflare Pages builds

Announcing several build experience improvements for Cloudflare Pages including build times, logging and configuration.

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Platform Week 22 - R2 Open Beta
A New Hope for Object Storage: R2 enters open beta

R2 Object Storage is now in open beta, available for all customers to test and deploy!

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Platform Week 22 - Durable Objects Alarms
Durable Objects Alarms — a wake-up call for your applications

Durable Object alarms let you call a function at a defined point in the future, unlocking deeper use-cases for Durable Objects like reliable queuing.

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Platform Week 22 - Cache Reserve
Introducing Cache Reserve: massively extending Cloudflare’s cache

Today, I’m delighted to announce a massive extension of the benefits of caching with Cache Reserve: a new way to persistently serve all static content from Cloudflare’s global cache. By using Cache Reserve, customers can see higher cache hit ratios and lower egress bills.

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Platform Week 22 - Logs On R2
Logs on R2: slash your logging costs

You shouldn’t have to make trade-offs between keeping logs that you need and managing tight budgets. R2’s low costs makes this decision easier for our customers. We’re excited to announce that you can now use Logpush to store logs on R2!

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Platform Week 22 - Announcing D1
Announcing D1: our first SQL database

Today, we’re excited to announce D1, Cloudflare’s first SQL database, designed for Cloudflare Workers.

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Platform Week 22 - cloudflare-pages-plugins
Introducing Pages Plugins

Introducing Pages Plugins – reusable and customizable chunks of runtime code that can be incorporated anywhere within your Pages application. Try one of the officially supported Plugins from our partners or build your own.

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Platform Week 22 - Pub/Sub
Announcing Pub/Sub: Programmable MQTT-based Messaging

Announcing the beta of Cloudflare Pub/Sub, our programmable, serverless message broker built on the open MQTT messaging standard.

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Platform Week 22 - Introducing Custom Domains for Workers
Introducing Custom Domains for Workers

Custom Domains are now available for your Workers. Hook up a Worker to any domain you own, and Cloudflare will handle making DNS records and issuing certificates on your behalf.

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Platform Week 22 - (Re)announce staging and versioning
How we built config staging and versioning with HTTP applications

Learn how we built config versioning and staging for L7 configuration with HTTP Applications.

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Platform Week 22 - developer-platform-ecosystem
Our growing Developer Platform partner ecosystem

Cloudflare’s Developer Platform Ecosystem continues to expand ensuring you can integrate with the tools you use, or want to use.

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Platform Week 22 - magic-nat
Magic NAT: everywhere, unbounded, and lower cost

Network Address Translation (NAT) is one of the most common and versatile network functions, used by everything from your home router to the largest ISPs. Today, we’re delighted to introduce a new approach to NAT that solves the problems of traditional hardware and virtual solutions. Magic NAT is free from capacity constraints, available everywhere through our global Anycast architecture, and operates across any network (physical or cloud).

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Platform Week 22 - workers-analytics-engine
Introducing Workers Analytics Engine

Workers Analytics Engine is a new way to get telemetry about anything using Cloudflare Workers. Workers Analytics Engine provides time series analytics built for the serverless era.

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Platform Week 22 - Parse Incoming Email with Workers
Route to Workers, automate your email processing

With Cloudflare Workers and Email Routing you now have a developer platform to implement any logic you ever wanted for programmatically handling incoming Emails. And it couldn’t be easier. There are starters for the most common scenarios and a familiar coding UI built into the Email Routing experience.

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Platform Week 22 - Send Email from Workers
Send email using Workers with MailChannels

MailChannels has created an email sending service specifically for Cloudflare Workers that removes all the friction associated with sending emails.

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Platform Week 22 - Stream RTMP
Stream with sub-second latency is like a magical HDMI cable to the cloud

Starting today, in open beta, Cloudflare Stream supports video playback with sub-second latency over SRT or RTMPS at scale.

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Platform Week 22 - Stream - Live Captioning
Closed Caption support coming to Stream Live

Soon, Stream will auto-detect embedded captions and include it in the live stream delivered to your viewers.

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Platform Week - Cloudflare Images Sourcing Kit
Announcing the Cloudflare Images Sourcing Kit

Migrating millions of images into Cloudflare is now simple, fast and at the distance of a few clicks. The new Cloudflare Images Sourcing Kit allows you to define your image sources, reuse them when you need to add new images or refresh existing ones.

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Platform Week 22 - Stream - Creator IDs
Cloudflare Stream simplifies creator management for creator platforms

Many Stream customers track video usage on a per-creator basis. Today, we are announcing creator management to make usage tracking much easier.

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Platform Week 22 - Stream - Custom Hostnames
Bring your own ingest domain to Stream Live

Starting today, every Stream account can configure its own domain in the Stream dashboard.

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Platform Week 22 - Rethinking Cache Purge
Part 1: Rethinking Cache Purge, Fast and Scalable Global Cache Invalidation

This is Part 1 of what will be a year-long series documenting our journey to re-architect our systems to be the best, fastest, most-scalable purge in the industry.

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Platform Week - Gaining visibility in IPFS systems
Gaining visibility in IPFS systems

We've developed the IPFS Gateway monitor, an observability tool that runs various IPFS scenarios on a given gateway endpoint. In this post, you'll learn how we use this tool and go over discoveries we made along the way

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Platform Week 22 - Proof of Stake and our next experiments in web3
Proof of Stake and our next experiments in web3

Cloudflare is going to participate in the research and development of the core infrastructure that helps keep Ethereum secure, fast, as well as energy efficient for everyone

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Platform Week 22 - Network Performance Update
Network performance update: Platform Week

In addition to sharing a general update on where our network performance stands, we’re also sharing updated performance metrics on our Workers platform. We’ve done an extensive benchmark of Cloudflare Workers vs Fastly’s Compute@Edge, and the results are in: Workers is 25% faster.

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Platform Week 22 - Serving Cloudflare Pages sites to the IPFS network
Serving Cloudflare Pages sites to the IPFS network

Today, we're announcing we're bridging the two. We will make it possible for our customers to serve their sites on the IPFS network

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Platform Week 22 - Explore Web 3
Public access for our Ethereum and IPFS gateways now available

Today we are excited to announce that our Ethereum and IPFS gateways are publicly available to all Cloudflare customers for the first time

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Platform Week 22 - Announcing our Spring Developer Challenge
Announcing our Spring Developer Challenge

After many announcements from Platform Week, we’re thrilled to make one more: our Spring Developer Challenge!

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Press Releases

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Cloudflare Teams Up With Open Source Community to Create New API Standards for the Applications of the Future

Cloudflare announced that it is collaborating with Deno and individual core contributors of the Node.js open source project, bringing together three of the largest JavaScript environments, to give developers flexibility and choice while creating the standards of the future of edge computing.

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Cloudflare Just Made Every Application on the Internet More Programmable

Cloudflare announced Cloudflare for Platforms, a new suite of tools that allows organizations to transform any application into a programmable platform for developers to build on.

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Cloudflare Announces D1: The First Integrated Database for the Workers Serverless Platform

Cloudflare announced Cloudflare D1, a simple and instant serverless database. Cloudflare D1 will enable developers to start building database-backed applications using Cloudflare Workers with just a few clicks.

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