APIs, also known as interfaces between systems, separation of front ends and back ends, data consumers of any kind… are really nothing new in e-commerce. In e-commerce, there have been creative solutions for colourful system landscapes for years. Nevertheless, in 2019 a buzzword like “headless” will be back on the podium. Where until recently “headless” was mentioned in the same breath as REST, another player is now entering the stage of the wider public – and quite rightly so. His name: GraphQL.
About Pierluigi Meloni
was already at school against it. Even then, questions such as "Why would anyone want to do something like this at all" were a constant part of everyday life. This has remained until today, which is why as a software architect and requirements engineer he swears by approaches such as domain-driven design and focuses on the careful clarification of the "what". Active in various industries, he ended up in e-commerce almost 3 years ago, where the "what" represents a special challenge, as it usually originates from an anarchistic pool, the boundaries of which are technology geniuses and market criers. He also likes humour.