Francisco Méndez Vilas

Francisco Méndez Vilas

Fran is the Lead Engineer at Hitch. During the last year he’s been investigating about the present and future of APIs and how they will drive the Microservices and IoT revolutions. Previously, he worked for Redbooth as a full-stack engineer. When he’s not at work you can find him drinking cold beer or lost in any place of the world (or both).

Posts By: Francisco Méndez Vilas

Asynchronous APIs in Choreographed Microservices

When building microservices you have to first make a decision: How am I going to manage service-to-service communication? Most developers will answer immediately: API calls. But then, more questions come to mind:

  • Am I going to call services directly?
  • Doesn’t it block the caller service?
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