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Discussion on: Microservices and Enforced Modularity

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I dislike exposing public interfaces (on the public internet). But sit it behind some network level security (e.g. whitelisted IP/range) and you're golden.

Event bus just means your service doesn't need to care about another services API (beyond being able to understand the events).

Good article btw.

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By "public interface" what I mean in this context is the functionality you would expose for other external services (from the same trusted system) to call. You're right though, you wouldn't want to expose a service directly to the internet. You'd use an API Gateway and expose that.