A microservices architectures (MSA) is increasingly becoming an important way to deliver efficient functionality, but are just one aspect of a much larger picture. A good MSA implementation requires a solid understanding and design of both the inner architecture and the outer architecture of the system.
InfoQ interviewed Thomas Fraustein, architect at Zalando, about his team’s radical agility development organization that is optimized for an API-first approach. He explains what an API-first approach is, and provides tips on building good APIs for scalable microservice architectures where a large number of services are offered efficiently.
Reactive programming offers built-in solutions for tough programming challenges, including concurrency and flow control. In this article we transform a legacy application to reactive in phases.
The 10th annual QCon San Francisco was the biggest yet, bringing together over 1500 team leads, architects, project managers, and engineering directors.
Blockchain, most well known as the technology behind Bitcoin, has uses far beyond cryptocurrencies. It will soon become a key component for distributed infrastructure and middleware applications.
To meet both consumer demand and expectations, companies must develop for both mobile and web. TJ VanToll shows how to use NativeScript to develop cross platform mobile apps. 1
JMeter is an indispensable tool for testing load and functionality of multi-tiered applications. This book is the manual that should have been included to help surmount the learning curve.
Reactor is a 4th gen reactive library launched by Pivotal. It builds on the Reactive Streams spec, Java 8, & ReactiveX. In this article we’ll showcase what Reactor brings to the reactive table
The orchestration of containers is key for success, and various technologies are competing for market share. This article examines the current tooling and how this relates to deploying microservices. 2
Over the last couple of years eSailors IT solutions has implemented big technological and organisational changes: cross-functional teams, dynamic loops, microservices, and leadership as a team sport.
“Designing the Requirements: Building Applications that the User Wants and Needs" proposes an alternative way to deliver spot on solutions.
While it is rare to hear the question, "Is this software safe?", the safety aspects of software are becoming increasingly important. How can developers improve the safety of the software they develop?