back to article Cloudflare goes big on serverless with new command line, lures devs with free account tier

Ever-present content delivery network operator Cloudflare has rolled out a bunch of goodies for developers working with its serverless platform. Devs using Cloudflare Workers to build their applications can now talk to the platform using Wrangler, an open-source command-line interface (CLI) project, revealed by the company in …

  1. chivo243 Silver badge

    Nice picture

    Which countries pilots flew that mission?

  2. vtcodger Silver badge

    This will likely end badly

    Among other things, Wrangler can be used to compile Rust, C and C++ to WebAssembly

    Sounds to me like the worst idea since HTML email.

    1. Dr Who

      Re: This will likely end badly

      I agree. I still can't get Pine to send HTML messages.

  3. doublelayer Silver badge

    I know how that'll be used

    "Workers has also introduced a "free" subscription tier, in addition to "professional" and "business", that the company hopes will encourage experiments on the platform, with an allowance of up to 100,000 requests per day."

    So soon we'll see just how much cryptocurrency you can make by starting a request every 0.864 seconds. Yes, it's running for periods of a few minutes and has to be written in javascript, or in other words probably one of the least efficient ways to mine crypto or do anything computationally intensive. That will not stop these people.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Bit of a shame there's no KV allowance in the free tier :/

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