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Micro Frontend Made Easy with SCION

Published: at 06:00 PM

In recent years we have observed great dynamics in web frameworks, which poses major challenges, especially for large and long-lasting enterprise applications. New frameworks come onto the market and others are discontinued almost every day. In order to defuse the short-lived nature of technologies and to be able to react to changes as flexibly as possible, a trend has developed towards small, independent web applications, the so-called micro frontend.

In this talk we would like to give an introduction to the world of micro frontend and address possible integration techniques and challenges. We will introduce the SCION framework, which supports the implementation of a micro frontend-based architecture. SCION was born out of necessity and promises the highest possible isolation with minimal dependency on a framework. Hands-on, we will integrate several example applications using SCION.

Finally, theory meets practice - we share our experiences with micro frontend architectures at SBB using the example of two applications in the areas of sales and planning.

Speakers

Konstantin Genov is a software architect and developer at SBB and is currently working on the further development of the sales systems. He specializes in modern web architectures and integration of complex IT systems. As a lead in the modularization of SBB’s sales channel with the highest sales, Konstantin was able to gain over 3 years of practical experience with micro frontend architectures.

Daniel Wiehl is a passionate software developer with many years of experience in the Java and web environment. In recent years his focus has clearly shifted towards web development with a focus on Angular. Daniel is a big open source enthusiast and father of the open source projects “SCION Workbench” and “SCION Micro Frontend Platform”. He loves meeting the complex challenges of modern web development with simple and clean solutions.