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Dapr 1: The Big Picture

by Marcel de Vries

This course will teach you how the Distributed Application Framework called Dapr works and why you want to use it to simplify and enhance the experience of building microservices.

What you'll learn

In this course, Dapr 1: The Big Picture, you’ll learn why you want to use the Distributed Application Framework Dapr to simplify the development of your microservices applications. First, you'll discover common challenges when building microservices. Then, you'll understand how Dapr can help you simplify many of these challenges by providing building blocks that implement industry best practices to the problems without any hassle. Finally, you'll learn to use this knowledge to incorporate Dapr into an existing microservices application you are already building. When you're finished with this course, you’ll have the knowledge to understand how Dapr works and decide if you want to use Dapr to build your next microservices application.

About the author

Marcel is the co-founder and CTO of Xpirit, a high-end consulting firm based in Hilversum, Netherlands. Marcel co-founded Xpirit in 2014 as a spin off from Xebia Netherlands. Together with Xebia they help customers with Digital Transformation, Agile Consulting, and Full Stack development with both Microsoft and open source products. Marcel spends most of his time looking at how new emerging technologies, a shift in mindset, and a new way of work, can help organizations get software in production... more

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