My team was given a particularly laborious task: implement responsive images throughout a legacy Rails application. Back then, the app was sending disproportionally large image files over to web browsers regardless of client device and viewport characteristics.
When we initially launched our API v1, we knew that it was just the first step towards our vision of an extensive domain management automation API to support our platform for DNS and domain automation.
The intention of this guide is for newcomers or startups who wants to quickly bring up a platform to get users. It does not follow any general best practices but serves as a guide to get an API server with a front-end up and running up quickly.
The microservice architecture has recently been gaining traction, with many companies sharing their positive experiences with applying it. The early adopters have been tech behemoths such as Amazon and Netflix, or companies with huge user bases like SoundCloud.