What are Cloud Functions, Cloudflare Workers and Serverless?

What are Cloud Functions, Cloudflare Workers and Serverless?

Serverless & Cloudflare workers have been cropping up a lot recently. I try to organise my thoughts into what they are and how you can use t

Around the internet, I have regularly been seeing references to serverless, cloud functions, cloud workers, Cloudflare workers, Netlify functions etc. but I've never fully understood them. Now, I understand them but I am struggling to think of "real-world" use-cases for where our clients are concerned.

I can see the appeal for personal projects, side projects and niche clients and uses where quick responses & data manipulation is required. I would love to see a case study or two where they have been used for huge government organisations or NGOs - if you have an example please do let me know.

The following post is my experience with Cloudflare Workers. However, the theory iIve been lead to believe, is very much the same no matter what service you use.

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