"Service Design Patterns" catalogs design patterns that cover the entire lifecycle of web services. This book is the latest addition to the Martin Fowler signature series which also contains a section on consumer driven contracts contributed by Ian Robinson. InfoQ talked to Rob Daigneau, the author of the book, regarding various topics related to the core idea behind "Service Design Patterns".
While the principal pattern is easy to understand it can be difficult to succeed with Dependency Injection without considering the larger context. DI is an application of the principle of Inversion of Control and to succeed with IoC you’ll also need to invert your thinking. This article provides a sketch of the mental model you need to adopt to succeed with DI.
Security concerns are the number one barrier to cloud services adoption. How do we evaluate a vendor's solution? What is an optimal security architecture? What are consumer versus provider responsibilities? What are industry standard patterns in this regard? This article answers some of these questions based on first hand experience dealing with large scale cloud adoption.
"Pro HTML5 and CSS3 Design Patterns" catalogs many common patterns in modern HTML5 applications. InfoQ talked to one of the book's authors, Dionysios Synodinos, about the book and working with HTML5. 1
In this article, author Srinath Perera discusses the various data storage options and what to consider when choosing each of these solutions. 13
Applying the Agile methodology to school operation could catalyze dramatic change by bringing a proven systematic solution to one of the most challenging social issues of our age. 19
Mark Seemann, author of Dependency Injection in .NET, talks to us about the differences between DI and Service Locators and the importance of having a Composite Root. 9
AgileJapan held it's third incarnation this year in Tokyo. Linda Rising was the keynote speaker and her words of encouragement for Japan echoed those felt by the rest of the world. 1
James Madison shows how architects can bring agile and architecture practices together to pragmatically balance business and architectural priorities while delivering both with agility. 3
InfoQ spoke with Lee and Celso about the Patterns-Based Engineering: Successfully Delivering Solutions via Patterns book, discussing patterns for working with patterns, MDD and the promise of reuse.
In their new book on Domain-Specific Languages Martin Fowler and Rebecca Parsons address the concept and practice of DSLs. 4
Michael Poulin explores the different contexts in which SOA patterns are applied; how the products from different vendors influence patterns and its effect on the responsibilities of business and IT. 14