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Microservices: Building Scalable Software by David Gonzalez, Rajesh RV, Sourabh Sharma

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Chapter 2. Microservices in Node.js – Seneca and PM2 Alternatives

In this chapter, you will mainly learn about two frameworks, Seneca and PM2, and why they are important for building microservices. We will also get to know the alternatives to these frameworks in order to get a general understanding of what is going on in the Node.js ecosystem. In this chapter, we are going to focus on the following topics:

  • Need for Node.js: In this section, we are going to justify the choice of Node.js as a framework to build our microservices-oriented software. We will walk through the software stack required to use this awesome technology.
  • Seneca – a microservices framework: In this section, you will learn the basics of Seneca and why it is the right choice if ...

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