My new Manning LiveProject: developing a service template and microservice chassis

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I recently did a Twitch Session discussing the Service template and Microservice chassis and my newly released Manning LiveProject, which teaches you how to apply these patterns.

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About the service template and microservice chassis patterns

Here are the thumbnail definitions of the two patterns:

The Service template pattern thumbnail:

Quickly create services by cloning a service template, which is a runnable, template code base that implements the logic that is common to each service.

The Microservice chassis pattern thumbnail:

Improve maintainability of services cloned from a service template by extracting the logic from the template into a microservice chassis framework.

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Recent interview about these patterns

I was recently interviewed by the Conversations about Software Engineering (CaSE) podcast. We talked about the Service Template and Microservice Chassis patterns.

Here’s the recording and the transcript.

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