Edge Side Includes for page composition
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Published: Oct 22, 2012
Last Updated: May 22, 2013
Breaking up monolithic applications and building systems from microservices requires a solid strategy to integrate output from disparate systems into a coherent experience for the end-user. Integrating at the presentation layer using Edge Side Includes (ESI) for page composition is a practical and elegant solution. This can occur within your environment using a reverse proxy like Varnish or closer to the user in a Content Delivery Network (CDN).