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Thursday, February 16 • 14:30 - 15:20
Microservices and mobile

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While MicroServices Architecture focuses on decoupling and encourages rapid deployments allowing us to go fast, we still live in the world of slow deployments via Google Play and Apple's AppStore. So what's the good of it?

Validating assumptions quickly or using canary deployments? – forget it. Even correcting small errors can take time. This drives most developers to use very extensive testing and manual QA to minimize the risks. This is a Waterfall thinking! This slow deployment cycle is what drives us to MicroServices approach on mobile platforms: small, decoupled MicroServices that are easy to test, independently deployable and isolated from one another. That's Agile and LEAN thinking.

Sample code, tutorials, and documentation of the various mobile platforms encourage building monolithic applications. We reject those as poor development practices. In this talk, we discuss the alternative architecture to create independent MicroServices on mobile platforms. Also, we will demonstrate the ease of which such a system can be changed. And we will take a deep look into the trade-offs and challenges of such approach.

Speakers
avatar for Oleksii Fedorov

Oleksii Fedorov

Software Engineer, Pivotal Labs
Oleksii is a full-stack software engineer who has exploited MicroServices for the last four years, working on various front-end, back-end, and mobile platforms. He is always looking to "break the rules" through novel architectures, new technologies, and techniques.


Thursday February 16, 2017 14:30 - 15:20
Loft (2nd floor)