These questions were only shown to the respondents who develop microservices.
of all respondents develop microservices.
“We expect that more companies will use microservices in their projects in the future. So it’s highly likely that in the next several years we will see a growth in the shares of those who develop microservices”
of microservices developers have more than 6 years of professional coding experience, while among other types of developers this number is only about 36%
Developers who work with microservices typically have more coding experience than those who don’t.
The 3 most popular ways to communicate between distributed parts of applications haven’t changed since last year. They still are REST, Message Queue, and WebSocket.
Just less than a half of the Developer Ecosystem Survey participants prefer to start from the specification when implementing new web-service APIs. A “code first” approach is used only by 16% of the developers surveyed.
The popular methods for declaring and documenting APIs haven’t changed much. Using Open API is still the most popular, and it increased by 6 percentage points this year, strengthening its leadership position.
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