If you don't know that much about microservices then please read the few headings below before reading the rest of the story. As the people that are intended as audience for this story are people that have pre-existing knowledge of the microservice pattern.

Why Microservices?

Microservices have been making waves among forward-thinking application development organizations since the term was first coined in 2011. In other words microservices have been around for a long time. Despite being a more complex solutions than the more traditional Monolith. Skip ahead to 2021 and nowadays microservices is the preferred pattern when building back-ends.

With microservices, your…


To complete this project you will need the following:

  • A Raspberry Pi Zero W
  • A micro SD Card (I used a 32 GB Samsung EVO Select)
  • A micro USB cable (a sturdy one is preferable)
  • A Unicorn pHAT from pimoroni
  • A usb hub
  • A usb soundcard and 2 pc speakers.
  • A UPPLYST childrens led lamp (I went with the one shaped as a cloud)

You will also need a computer to configure the SD Card and Pi.

Getting started

Download the latest image for Raspbian Buster Lite from raspberrypi.org and flash it to the SD Card. There are many ways to do…

Admir Cosic

I am a developer who is passionate about stuff like IOT and home automation. Few tech that I enjoy working in are .net core, C#, Typescript and Azure.

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