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Hands-On Microservices with Node.js by Diogo Resende

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Deploying Microservices

Now that we're able to test out our microservice, we can go a step further and test it in a controlled environment -- an environment that could, and should, be very similar to a production one.

Being able to develop and test a piece of code in an environment that is a replica of production ensures that you won't find yourself in a situation where your service works in your development environment, but not in production, and you don't know why.

This happens because your development environment is usually your laptop and you certainly use it for other activities. You eventually install tools and applications that change your environment. These tools may introduce you to libraries or interfaces that you then use in your ...

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