A new "100 SOA Questions Asked and Answered " book by Kerrie Holley and Ali Arsanjani provides a deep insight into SOA covering a wide spectrum of topics from SOA basics to its business and organizational impact, to SOA methods and architecture to SOA future. InfoQ spoke with Kerrie Holley and Ali Arsanjani about their book.
Just Enough Software Architecture book, by author George Fairbanks, focuses on a risk-driven approach to software architecture development. George explains Architecture Modeling process from different perspectives such as Engineering Use Models, Conceptual, Domain, Design and Code Models. InfoQ spoke with George about the book and his thesis project on design fragments in software framework.
The Joy of Clojure by Michael Fogus and Chris Houser is a book that tries to take the reader beyond the language syntax, and show how to write fluent, idiomatic Clojure code. It teaches how to approach programming challenges from a Functional perspective and master the Lisp techniques that make Clojure so elegant and efficient.
If you want a job in Agile software development, using a framework like Scrum, you need a plan of action that spans all three phases of your job search: preparation, interviewing, and assessment. 12
Amazon SimpleDB Developer Guide provides a simple step-by-step guide on how to develop applications for Amazon Simple DB in different programming languages including Java, PHP, and Python.
A review of Frederick P. Brooks' latest book, The Design of Design. Few individuals have had as much influence on the 'practice' of software development, and his newest book adds valuable insights. 10
The word 'authority' sometimes produces an allergic response in hard-line agilists. Freedom and authority – both are bad if misused and both are good if used in right spirit for a noble cause. 7
Java SOA Cookbook, by Eben Hewitt, covers Service Oriented Architecture from a Java implementation stand-point. Eben discusses SOA basics, tools, best practices and SOA Governance topics.
Java Message Service 2nd Edition by Mark Richards covers JMS topics like Publish-and-Subscribe & Point-to-Point, Messaging Filtering and Transactions. InfoQ spoke with Mark about his new book.
A review of Michael Poulin's book, Ladder to SOE. Michael's book shows how to use the principles of service orientation to align IT with the business, and the business with market dynamics. 1
One of the responsibilities of self-organizing teams is to take decisions that respect everyone’s opinion. This book has some examples in coaching the team to navigate through difficult discussions.