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Standards are Great, but Standardisation is a Really Bad Idea

Posted by Paul Downey  on  Dec 12, 2009 1

Paul Downey covers the risks of premature standardisation, partial implementations and open extensions, cloud computing lock-in, and formal activities vs lightweight open processes like open source.

Lessons Learned From Java EE’s Evolution

Posted by Rod Johnson  on  Dec 05, 2009 4

Rod Johnson talks about Java’s evolution, in particular J2EE, presenting the lessons to be learned from its failures, preparing to avoid such mistakes in the future.

Five Considerations for Software Architects

Posted by Kevlin Henney  on  Dec 04, 2009 2

Kevlin Henney does not make recommendations for architecting software but rather brings into discussion 5 considerations useful to be reflected upon: economy, visibility, spacing, symmetry, emergence.

BDD & DDD

Posted by Dan North  on  Dec 03, 2009 3

Dan North gives an overview of Domain Driven Design and Behavior Driven Development then ties them together for a powerful mix.

Beginning an SOA Initiative

Posted by Ian Robinson  on  Dec 01, 2009 1

Ian Robinson on issues to be addressed when starting a new SOA project by identifying business capabilities using user stories, describing services and contracts, and setting up teams for delivery.

Power Use of Value Objects in DDD

Posted by Dan Bergh Johnsson  on  Nov 20, 2009 8

Johnsson refreshes the listeners’ memory on using value objects showing by example how their good use can revolutionize a program’s architecture, simplifying it, making it more readable and testable.

Pimp My Architecture

Posted by Dan North  on  Nov 12, 2009 8

Dan North discusses an example of rearchitecting an application without rewriting it from scratch, and explains general strategies for a holistic rearchitecture.

Coaching Self-Organizing Teams

Posted by Joseph Pelrine  on  Nov 10, 2009 2

This tutorial presents an approach utilizing leading-edge techniques from social complexity science and team dynamics to change the dynamics of a team with the aim of optimizing their work together.

ORM, EDM, ESQL, Entity Framework, LINQ to SQL, LINQ to Entities - Confused?

Posted by Eric Nelson  on  Nov 06, 2009 13

Eric Nelson explains what are ORM, EDM, and ESQL, what is the difference between LINQ to SQL and LINQ to Entities, which one should be used, accompanied by hands on demos showing how to use them.

Pouring Data on Troubled Markets - Quantitative Portfolio Management Technology at BGI

Posted by Eoin Woods  on  Nov 05, 2009

Eoin Woods explains how Barclays Global Investors (BGI) designed Apex to meet the challenges it faces and the Java technologies which were chosen for an architecture with variations on standard J2EE.

Data Grid Design Patterns

Posted by Brian Oliver  on  Nov 04, 2009

Brian Oliver explains a number of data grid design patters: Command, Functor, Messaging, and Push Replication. He also mentions some traditional patterns used so far and Coherence Incubator.

Thoughts on the Generic vs. Specific Tradeoff

Posted by Stefan Tilkov  on  Nov 03, 2009 4

Stefan Tilkov offers guidelines for the architect looking for a solution to his problem. Should it be a generic or a specific one? He compares several such solutions outlining the pros and cons.

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