Highlights from Cloudflare's Weekend at YHack

Published on by Andrew Fitch.

Along with four other Cloudflare colleagues, I traveled to New Haven, CT last weekend to support 1,000+ college students from Yale and beyond at YHack hackathon. Throughout the weekend-long event, student attendees were supported by mentors, workshops, entertaining performances, tons of food and caffeine breaks, and a lot of

Releasing AddThis on Cloudflare Apps: Making Disciplined Product Design Decisions

Published on by Guest Author.

This is a guest post by Emily Schwartz, Product Manager for the AddThis team at Oracle. With a background in digital media that has spanned across NPR, WaPo Labs, Trove, and others, Emily cares deeply about helping publishers leverage data and technology for success. The Process of Paring Down When

Introducing Cloudflare Workers: Run JavaScript Service Workers at the Edge

Published on by Kenton Varda.

TL;DR: You'll soon be able to deploy JavaScript to Cloudflare's edge, written against an API similar to Service Workers. Try writing a Worker in the playground » Introduction Every technology, when sufficiently complicated, becomes programmable. You see this everywhere, but as a lifelong gamer, my personal favorite example is

Ecommerce websites on Cloudflare: best practices

Published on by Nick B.

Cloudflare provides numerous benefits to ecommerce sites, including advanced DDOS protection and an industry-leading Web Application Firewall (WAF) that helps secure your transactions and protect customers’ private data. A key Cloudflare feature is caching, which allows content to be served closer to the end user from our global network of

Open Sourcing CloudFlare’s UI Framework

Published on by James Kyle.

Late last year, the CloudFlare UI team made a huge decision: to change JavaScript frameworks from Backbone & Marionette to React & Redux. We’ve been one of the single biggest Backbone+Marionette apps on the web for a while now, and the decision to move was not taken lightly.