Get started with Cloudflow

The workflow to build and deploy your first Cloudflow application includes preparing a development environment, coding some streamlets, creating a blueprint to indicate data flow, and running the example. During development, you will likely want to run applications first in a local sandbox and then on a Kubernetes cluster.

If you have a Lightbend subscription, please use the instructions in the Enterprise Features documentation to install Cloudflow in your cluster.

This chapter describes how to build, deploy and run a simple "Wind Turbine" Cloudflow application and deploying it in a local sandbox and on a GKE cluster. Follow the main topics in order:

Let’s get started by preparing the development environment.