Microservices have stirred a wave of change in enterprise efforts to achieve better service-software architectures, and digital leaders are rushing to capitalize on them for building great digital experiences.
Using microservice architecture, omnichannel APIs remove the complexities of underlying systems to help in building truly seamless and scalable front-end experiences. APIs play a critical role in digital business transformation by helping companies go to market quickly. And by creating custom APIs, some firms have established new ecosystems, scaled up, and disrupted an entire market.
But how did software architecture evolve from traditional, monolithic applications to flexible, decoupled modules?
Check out this infographic that journeys through the four main eras of the developing history of middleware, APIs, and microservices.