Taking A Break From Dodgy Dependencies
Is your architecture an octopus orgy of unstable systems, where one domino can fall and knock over everything else? This talk looks at timeouts, retries and circuit breakers, to add control to the chaos.
Mini conference talk covering HTTP caching, mostly caching client responses via HTTP middleware to skip making requests the client already has fresh answers to, then using conditional validation to check if things have changed.
Conditional validation is one of the least understood but most powerful features for HTTP, but it's simple when you get the hang of it!
Make your applications quicker, save mangling application servers when you don't need to, and we'll even throw in some hints towards network caching to really help iron out stampeding herds.
A No Nonsense GraphQL And REST Comparison
Folks who don't understand what REST and HATEOAS mean keep acting like GraphQL is somehow a replacement. It is amazing, and I'll explain why, but they're two different things, used for different things!