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Build a RESTful Service with .NET Core

Build an API backend for your application using the newest version of .NET that can be developed anywhere and run everywhere. This tutorial walks through the process to build a production-ready service to perform CRUD operations on a “Pokemon.”

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Microservices in Practice: Challenges

Authored by: Trevor Richardson & Todd Brunia

In a previous article we discussed some of the positive characteristics of microservices that we’ve found while implementing them in a production setting. Two of the primary benefits we discussed are the architectural agility and enforcement of api boundaries. While you may find those and many more benefits from using microservices, you will also find that the positives don’t come for free. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the challenges that we’ve dealt with in implementing a microservice-based architecture. Being aware of these will save you the time and frustration that we experienced early on in our experience with micro services! 

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Microservices in Practice: The Positive

A recent topic grabbing the stage in the software community is the use of Microservice Architectures. Microservice architectures are often sold as a great way to enhance a project’s agility over a standard, monolithic architecture. While this can certainly be the case, and there are indeed many benefits from using microservices, the use of a microservice architecture also brings about many unwritten challenges to the way software is designed, developed, and put into production. In this article, we will lay out some of the positive characteristics specific to using microservices that we’ve found while implementing them in a production setting.

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