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Discussion on: Good Bye Web APIs

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Tony B • Edited

Sounds like a painful lesson in security exploits and DoS attacks awaits anyone using this in a 'real' application. But sure, looks like a fun toy if security isn't a concern.

How does the underlying RPC layer even work with App Gateways, Load Balancers, Firewalls, etc.? They are usually configured with via REST URLs for anything related to DoS, Authorization, Inbound/Outbound Rules, etc. If every malicious packet is making it to the server code, you are dead in the water.

But again ... nice toy for fun side projects.

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Manuel Vila Author

The fact that Layr removes the pain of building an API layer doesn't mean there is no API layer under the hood. There is one and it is no different than any HTTP-based API layer. So all deployment and security concerns that you mention are irrelevant.