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Architect's View on Backend for Frontends (BFFs)
March 13, 2018 — Always Forward with dshaw
Are we still BFFs? The Backend for Frontends model helped paved the way way for mass Node.js adoption and has defined much of full-stack development for the past few years. Now that divergent, monolithic platforms have been replaced by full-stack API backed services powered by Node.js, teams are finding the BFF model too limiting. We’ll explore alternative approaches? Does the BFF still have a place in our architectural toolkit? Is GraphQL the best answer?