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gRPC over HTTP/2 or: How I learned to stop depending on REST and love gRPC

In today buzzword-oriented world, you don’t spend all of your precious time following all of the latest technologies. When creating APIs, you rarely think twice - obviously REST is your best friend. But have you ever heard about companies like Google or Dropbox? I bet you did. They’ve considered this problem in a different way. So did we, in our last project for a Berlin startup. We decided to use gRPC instead of REST and I would like to tell you why.

Jakub Pietrzyk

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03 Apr 2019


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gRPC over HTTP/2 or: How I learned to stop depending on REST and love gRPC

03 Apr 2019 | Jakub Pietrzyk

In today buzzword-oriented world, you don’t spend all of your precious time following all of the latest technologies. When creating APIs, you rarely think twice - obviously REST is your best friend. But have you ever heard about companies like Google or Dropbox? I bet you did. They’ve considered this problem in a different way. So did we, in our last project for a Berlin startup. We decided to use gRPC instead of REST and I would like to tell you why.

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The Microservices Architecture

06 Jun 2018 | Wojciech Józefek

The microservices architecture is definitely one of such trendy solutions that is widely considered, especially in new projects. Is it worth trying and what kind of advantages and drawbacks does it have? Let’s see.

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Agile way towards microservices

27 Apr 2018 | Michał Drożdż

What if you know that you will need a microservice architecture, but you do not know how to divide your business requirements into small, independent services?

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