Bi-weekly Round-Up: Technical + Ecosystem Updates from Cloud Foundry | 9.8.20

By: | September 8, 2020
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Hey folks,

The Cloud Foundry EU Summit will be held virtually on October 21-22 in the Central European time zone! We’re looking at half-days (in the afternoon) dedicated to Cloud Foundry. The CFP closes in two days — on Thursday, September 10th — which is soon. Submit your talk and reach out with any questions on Cloud Foundry Slack in #cff-forum.

Register here. Download the sponsorship prospectus here.  

Very much looking forward to seeing you all, even if it must be virtually.  

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From the Last Few Weeks:

  • What is EiriniX, and what problem is it trying to solve, you ask? Watch this
  • Here’s a blog post on why (and how) to join the new Cloud Foundry CLI App-Dev Collective.
  • The case for how VMware TAS4K8S simplifies K8s on Cloud Foundry — a post based on a Summit talk.
  • And, a nice medium post on installing Drupal as a first time user of Cloud Foundry.

Notable Releases:

  • cf-for-k8s v0.6.0. Many new features! More here.
  • routing-release v0.207.0. Operators can now provide an HTML template for error messages, and there is increased visibility for the addition or removal of routes and endpoints. More here.
  • cf-for-k8s-networking v0.4.0. More here
  • cli v6.52.0. More here.

Community Updates:

  • Have a question for the staff at Cloud Foundry Foundation? Want to stay current with updates for the Foundation? Join the #cff-forum channel on the community Slack.
  • Looking for a job? Don’t hesitate to check out the jobs board and the #jobs channel in our community slack; folks are sharing the job openings in our community.  

(And if you are hiring, please do share the info in that channel.)

Dates To Remember (All times US Pacific):

  • CF for Kubernetes SIG meeting – 8:30 AM on September 15
  • Bi-Weekly CF App Runtime PMC meeting – 10:30 AM on September 15
  • CF CAB call – 8:00 AM on September 16
  • Office Hours: CF on K8s Networking – 10:00 AM on September 16

Check the community calendar for updates and meeting details here: https://www.cloudfoundry.org/community-calendar/

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