API Digest #40: One API, Many Facades?
APIs are wonderful. Not only do they let us access data, but they also predict, personalize, and get “personalized” for a wide array of consumers. We are beginning this fortnight’s API Digest with the latter mentioned.
Decoupling in time is what you should care about when designing your services. REST and message passing can either help or not. Find the details in Why RESTful communication between microservices can be perfectly fine by Daniel Westheide.
Becoming a platform is aimed at delivering value. Steven Willmott has shared 3 lessons on how to do that with a platform strategy.
Last August, we read “An Ode to Middleware” by Romi Stein. This March, Fred Churchville explicates whether enterprise middleware, as we know it, is dead in the ground.
Come back in a fortnight for more! In the meanwhile, leave us article suggestions for the next API Digest or just say “hello” via email.