Microservice APIs (Manning)
Monday, 30 January 2023

Subtitled "Using Python, Flask, FastAPI, OpenAPI and more", this book teaches practical techniques for designing robust microservices with APIs that are easy to understand, consume, and maintain. José Haro Peralta draws on his years of experience experimenting with microservices architecture, dodging pitfalls and learning from mistakes he's made.


The book has strategies for delivering successful API integrations, implementing services with clear boundaries, managing cloud deployments, and handling microservices security. Written in a framework-agnostic manner, its universal principles can easily be applied to your favorite stack and toolset.

Author: José Haro Peralta
Publisher: Manning
Date: January 2023
Pages: 440
ISBN: 978-1617298417
Print: 1617298417
Kindle: B0BRYJ9KH4
Audience: Developers of microservices
Level: Intermediate
Category: Frameworks




  • Service decomposition strategies for microservices
  • Documentation-driven development for APIs
  • Best practices for designing REST and GraphQL APIs
  • Documenting REST APIs with the OpenAPI specification (formerly Swagger)
  • Documenting GraphQL APIs using the Schema Definition Language
  • Building microservices APIs with Flask, FastAPI, Ariadne, and other frameworks
  • Service implementation patterns for loosely coupled services
  • Property-based testing to validate your APIs, and using automated API testing frameworks like schemathesis and Dredd
  • Adding authentication and authorization to your microservice APIs using OAuth and OpenID Connect (OIDC)
  • Deploying and operating microservices in AWS with Docker and Kubernetes


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