Websites as an application component and the usage of services

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The functionality of back office and legacy applications is increasingly disclosed via web applications. The functionality of the back office application is often used in multiple websites, and a website can also use external services. How to model these situations?


The situation is explained using the following example:

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Figure 17: Websites and application services

The back office application realizes a service 'premium calculation'. This service is used by the two websites. Back office functionality is thus disclosed for these websites. Website 2 is using two external services: 'Authentication' (e.g. DigiD) and 'Route calculation' (e.g. using GoogleMaps).


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Relationships with other good practices

This good practice is related to the good practice ‘Interfaces between applications