Nginx module in Rust

Published on December 15, 2023

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Did you know that Cloudflare’s Response Overseer for FL (ROFL) is a memory-safe, performant, and secure module developed entirely in Rust?

ROFL plays a vital role in dynamically altering HTML content, powering several Cloudflare products such as Email Obfuscation, HTML Minification, Rocket Loader and even Cloudflare Fonts. 🚀

The memory-safety features of Rust play a crucial role in helping ROFL handle the immense volume of requests processed by Cloudflare, which amounts to millions per second.

In addition, Rust’s compiled nature enables precise optimization, leading to remarkable performance improvements when compared to interpreted languages. 💻

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