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Designing API-First Enterprise Architectures on Azure

By : Subhajit Chatterjee
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Designing API-First Enterprise Architectures on Azure

By: Subhajit Chatterjee

Overview of this book

API-centric architectures are foundational to delivering omnichannel experiences for an enterprise. With this book, developers will learn techniques to design loosely coupled, cloud-based, business-tier interfaces that can be consumed by a variety of client applications. Using real-world examples and case studies, the book helps you get to grips with the cloudbased design and implementation of reliable and resilient API-centric solutions. Starting with the evolution of enterprise applications, you'll learn how API-based integration architectures drive digital transformation. You'll then learn about the important principles and practices that apply to cloud-based API architectures and advance to exploring the different architecture styles and their implementation in Azure. This book is written from a practitioner's point of view, so you'll discover ideas and practices that have worked successfully in various customer scenarios. By the end of this book, you'll be able to architect, design, deploy, and monetize your API solutions in the Azure cloud while implementing best practices and industry standards.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Section 1: API-Led Architecture in the Digital Economy
Section 2: Build Reliable API-Centric Solutions
Section 3: Deliver Business Value for a Modern Enterprise

Developer toolbox

As an API developer, you must improve your awareness and master your skills on using a variety of tools that will aid in implementing, testing, and even debugging and troubleshooting production issues. In this section, we have provided references to a few commonly used tools while developing applications for the Azure cloud:

  • Visual Studio Code: Visual Studio Code is a free code editor from Microsoft that allows you to quickly develop, build, deploy, and test your modern cloud applications. It can be used on Windows, Linux, and macOS. It has built-in support for a wide range of programming languages. It also has a community of widgets and plugins that will immensely improve your productivity.

    If you are a developer, you must try out Visual Studio Code. Visit this link to find out more:

  • This is another very useful productivity tool that aims to simplify your API development process. You can quickly design your...