15 May 2024

Why Headless and Serverless are the path to the future

The tech world represents an ever-changing landscape in which new technologies keep emerging. To remain relevant in this industry, one has to adapt and keep up with the most recent practices. Revolutionizing the world of programming, serverless computing and headless architecture are among those new technologies which, we believe, are the path to the future.

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How do we define Headless architecture and Serverless computing?

Serverless computing refers to the provision of back-end services where businesses are charged based on their actual resource usage, rather than a fixed amount of bandwidth or a specific number of servers. Although servers are still utilized, companies that go serverless only pay for the resources they consume on a pay-as-you-go basis.

In computing, headless means decoupling the front-end presentation layer from the back-end logic layer. This separation allows developers to choose the best tools and technologies for each aspect, which results in more flexible and scalable solutions.

Headless CMS vs Traditional CMS

Thanks to its decoupled architecture that separates the back-end for content management from the front-end presentation layer, a headless content management system (CMS) allows developers to create highly customizable and scalable digital experiences and channels. Among other things, this powerful system makes it possible to use any programming language and facilitates the distribution of content across different platforms from a single back-end.

On the other hand, its traditional counterpart possesses a tightly coupled monolithic architecture which carries several limitations. The need to stick to the system’s single preferred programming language and the inability to deliver your content to multiple devices and platforms are among the biggest cons of traditional CMS.

That’s in part why we consider serverless and headless computing to be the only way forward, while we see monolithic systems and edge computing as outdated relics of the past that struggle to keep up with the dynamic demands of modern web development and content delivery.


Serverless and headless architectures are crucial to building a Minimum Scalable Product, a digital product that will stand the test of time and will grow with your company. Headless computing allows for horizontal scaling by separating the front-end from the back-end, while serverless architecture offers the ability to adjust resources according to demand, ensuring your product can meet changing user needs and traffic levels.

Faster Development Cycles

With headless and serverless architectures, developers can focus more on coding and less on managing infrastructure. This efficient approach speeds up development cycles and allows teams to quickly iterate and introduce new features to the market. By using pre-built services and APIs in serverless and headless environments, developers can also reduce development time and effort, which ultimately benefits the clients.

Improved User Experiences

A headless architecture gives developers the ability to craft dynamic, engaging user interfaces that offer a smooth experience on all devices. By separating the front-end from the back-end, developers are able to create highly responsive interfaces that deliver content swiftly and effectively. Serverless architectures work hand in hand with this approach, guaranteeing that applications can easily scale to handle spikes in traffic without sacrificing performance. And really, who doesn’t enjoy a quick and responsive mobile or web application?

The path to a successful future

Working with a company like Miyagami that masters the latest technologies - like serverless and headless - and who is able to leverage them to create fully customizable digital products tailored to your needs will save you time and headaches.

Whether you’re looking to build a web or mobile application, you can read more about Miyagami's up-to-date approach or contact us today. We’d love to chat with you about how we can help build your own custom software.

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