Freedom For Developers
As the application’s backend and frontend components are loosely coupled with the careful use of APIs, it minimizes the overall complexity of the architecture. The reduced complexity allows developers to freely make changes to the code, thus, increasing the update-release frequency.
Traditionally, the application development projects required the frontend developers to possess a good understanding of the backend systems and components such as the core programming language, middleware, and business logic. However, a Decoupled Architecture allows the front-end developers to be able to focus on their core skills most effectively. The HR department finds it easier to hire specialists in single domains rather than identifying candidates with multi-domain expertise.
While application decoupling offers many such benefits, it may also increase the overall human resource count. As the two parts are developed and tested independently, it introduces a few redundancies in the development and testing processes. The CIO’s team may, therefore, need to carry out a due diligence process assessing the organization’s specific business and technology needs before choosing a suitable architectural approach.