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Python Microservices Development – 2nd edition - Second Edition

By : Simon Fraser, Tarek Ziadé
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Python Microservices Development – 2nd edition - Second Edition

By: Simon Fraser, Tarek Ziadé

Overview of this book

The small scope and self-contained nature of microservices make them faster, cleaner, and more scalable than code-heavy monolithic applications. However, building microservices architecture that is efficient as well as lightweight into your applications can be challenging due to the complexity of all the interacting pieces. Python Microservices Development, Second Edition will teach you how to overcome these issues and craft applications that are built as small standard units using proven best practices and avoiding common pitfalls. Through hands-on examples, this book will help you to build efficient microservices using Quart, SQLAlchemy, and other modern Python tools In this updated edition, you will learn how to secure connections between services and how to script Nginx using Lua to build web application firewall features such as rate limiting. Python Microservices Development, Second Edition describes how to use containers and AWS to deploy your services. By the end of the book, you’ll have created a complete Python application based on microservices.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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This chapter gave us a detailed overview of the Quart framework and how it can be used to build microservices. The main things to remember are:

  • Quart wraps a simple request-response mechanism around the ASGI protocol, which lets you write your applications in almost vanilla Python.
  • Quart is easy to extend and can use Flask extensions if required.
  • Quart comes with some useful built-in features: blueprints, globals, signals, a template engine, and error handlers.
  • The microservice project is a Quart skeleton, which will be used to write microservices throughout this book.

The next chapter will focus on development methodology: how to continuously code, test, and document your microservices.