API Gateway vs Backend for Frontend (BFF): Use Cases, Similarities and Divergencies by@dineshchandgr
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API Gateway vs Backend for Frontend (BFF): Use Cases, Similarities and Divergencies

by dineshchandgr2mDecember 15th, 2022
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Hello everyone. In this article, we are going to see what an API Gateway is and how it is used for Client-Server communication in a Microservices architecture. We will also see the benefits and drawbacks of the API Gateway pattern. Then we will look at a pattern called Backend for Front End, which is a variant of the API Gateway pattern, and conclude the article by looking at cases when we need either method.
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