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Introduction to Cloudflare Workers

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Cloudflare Workers is a serverless application platform that enables you to create and deploy functions to Cloudflare's Edge Network.

Unlike other serverless providers that only have regional data centers, Cloudflare's Edge Network consists of hundreds of servers all over the world.

Cloudflare Workers is a powerful platform, and this course serves as a great introduction for what it can do.

Follow along with Kristian Freeman as you build a localization engine that renders data based on the Edge location nearest to the application's user.

After this course, you'll be ready to start experimenting with your own Cloudflare Workers projects. Need an idea? Check out the suggested Portfolio Project for this course.

This course will give you a solid foundation to start developing serverless applications. Serverless is a great trend to explore and Cloudflare is at the forefront of the technology.

Free Community Resource

A Community Resource means that it’s free to access for all. The instructor of this lesson requested it to be open to the public.

What you'll learn:

  • The Wrangler CLI allows you to manage Workers projects from scratch or from a template
  • Requests to Workers are populated with an object that includes information about region and timezone
  • Requests can be filtered based on HTTP method, url, headers, and other data

Quick Facts:

  • The Wrangler CLI allows you to manage Workers projects from scratch or from a template
  • Requests to Workers are populated with an object that includes information about region and timezone
  • Requests can be filtered based on HTTP method, url, headers, and other data

Questions to Think About:

  • What is serverless?
  • When should I override default behaviors?
  • What level of control do you need to build successful solutions?

Learner Reviews

  • Bibek Lekhak
    a month ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Good pacing, informative and hand-on 🍻

  • Jon
    2 months ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Awesome introduction. I learned a lot. Can't wait for the next course.

  • Arun Sathiya
    10 months ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    I like that the course covers the basics of Cloudflare Workers from setup to deployment to a custom domain, in addition to explaining topics like how to go through Workers documentation to find type of Requests and Responses. Solid intro to Cloudflare Workers!

Course Content

37m • 9 lessons

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