14 Migration, local development, and testing

This chapter covers:

  • Migrating a monolithic application to a micro frontends architecture
  • Setting up a local development environment and examining techniques like micro frontend mocks to ensure independence
  • Implementing automated testing in a micro frontends architecture

Micro frontends is not the first architecture for most companies. It’s something you migrate to because the old architecture has trouble keeping up with new demands like increasing team size or high demand for features.

If you are a fresh startup that needs to grow quickly, it might be a good idea to start with micro frontends from scratch. However, most larger companies use micro frontends to replace a functioning but slow or ...

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