DIY Web Server: Raspberry Pi + CloudFlare

Published on by Andrew A. Schafer.

The Raspberry Pi was created with a simple mission in mind: change the way people interact with computers. This inexpensive, credit card-sized machine is encouraging people, especially kids, to start playing with computers, not on them. When the first computers came out, basic programming skills were necessary. This was the age of the Amigas, BBC Micros, the Spectrum ZX, and Commodore 64s. The generation that grew up with…

CloudFlare hiring Go programmers in London and San Francisco

Published on by John Graham-Cumming.

Are you familiar with the Go programming language and looking for a job in San Francisco or London? Then think about applying to CloudFlare. We're looking for people with experience writing Go in both locations. CC BY-SA 2.0 by Yuko Honda (cropped, resized) CloudFlare uses Go extensively to build our service and we need to people to build and maintain those systems. We've written a complete DNS…

Tinfoil Security vulnerability scanning now easy in CloudFlare Apps

Published on by John Roberts.

We’re pleased to introduce a new CloudFlare App: Tinfoil Security. Tinfoil Security is a service designed to find possible web application vulnerabilities. Security is central to CloudFlare's service. Our security features operate at the network level to identify and block malicious traffic from ever reaching your website or application. However, even with that protection in place, it’s still worth fixing problems at…

Google Now Factoring HTTPS Support Into Ranking; CloudFlare On Track to Make it Free and Easy

Published on by Matthew Prince.

As of today, there are only about 2 million websites that support HTTPS. That's a shamefully low number. Two things are about to happen that we at CloudFlare are hopeful will begin to change that and make everyone love locks (at least on the web!). CC BY 2.0 by Gregg Tavares Google Ranks Crypto First, Google just announced that they will begin taking into account…

CloudFlare Now Supports WebSockets

Published on by Matthew Prince.

CC BY 2.0 from Brian Snelson I'm pleased to announce that CloudFlare now supports WebSockets. The ability to protect and accelerate WebSockets has been one of our most requested features. As of today, CloudFlare is rolling out WebSocket support for any Enterprise customer, and a limited set of CloudFlare Business customers. Over the coming months, we expect to extend support to all Business and Pro…