High performance technologies such as Protobufs and Avro have gained popularity in microservices and event oriented architectures, but do they deliver on their promises concerning backwards/forwards compatibility in these use cases? In this post, we dive deep into the challenges these tools present.
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"We can see that in this example Contract Testing requires approximately a tenth of the compute resources yet provides twice the number of test fixtures. An important takeaway for me was that the cost of testing your contracts doesn’t depend on the size of your system."
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How does pact differ to Postman? Postman is a functional API testing tool whereas Pact is a contract testing tool. Pact provides guarantees that your systems are compatible with one another using fast, isolated and reliable tests. Learn more about these differences in this article.
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While Pact has successfully helped many organisations, there are also organisations that have had problems with their Pact implementations. Let's go through some of the reasons why Pact implementations fail to deliver on their promised benefits, and how you can avoid these pitfalls.
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