Thank you so much for purchasing The Tao of Microservices 2nd Edition! This book will help you to understand microservices, and more importantly, give you the ability to use them in production systems. I am an optimist, and I believe that things are getting better all the time. With each generation of software developers, our craft gets a little better, one step at a time. Microservices are just another stepping stone on this path. In this 2nd edition you’ll benefit from my experiences taking the ideas in this book to the next level, and learn about a new technique I like to call “model-as-code”.
Software development is both empowering and infuriating. In the words of the great Brian Kernighan, co-author of The C Programming Language;