How Would You Build Up a City from Components?

Posted by Aliaksei Papou on  Mar 25, 2013

Aliaksei Papou explores how components and design patterns such as the observer and State Machine make it possible to design an application such that it can grow and change according to your needs. 5

Design Pattern Automation

Posted by Gael Fraiteur Yan Cui on  Mar 05, 2013

Most boilerplate code stems from repetitive implementation of design patterns that are so well-understood that they could be implemented automatically if we had a way to teach it to compilers. 8

Refactoring Legacy Applications: A Case Study

Posted by Chen Ping on  Feb 27, 2013

To refactor legacy code, the ideal is to have a suite of unit tests to prevent regressions. However it's not always that easy. This article describes a methodology to safely refactor legacy code. 7

Designing and Developing Cross-Cutting Features

Posted by Stephen Rylander on  May 23, 2012

Every developer has had to integrate with another system, API or component. Tis article provides strategies to handle the change and for he separating system boundaries.

Faster, Better, Higher – But How?

Posted by Michael Stal on  Feb 20, 2012

One of the main challenges when designing software architecture is considering quality attributes. Not only their design turns out to be difficult, but also the specification of these attributes.

Interview and Book Excerpt: Service Design Patterns

Posted by Jeevak Kasarkod on  Jan 20, 2012

"Service Design Patterns" catalogs design patterns that cover the entire lifecycle of web services. InfoQ talked to Rob Daigneau regarding various topics related to the core idea behind the book.

Succeeding with Dependency Injection

Posted by Mark Seemann on  Dec 19, 2011

While the principal pattern is easy to understand it can be difficult to succeed with DI without considering the larger context. This article provides a sketch of the mental model you need to succeed. 1

Interview and Book Review: Pro HTML5 and CSS3 Design Patterns

Posted by Werner Schuster on  Dec 02, 2011

"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.

Dependency Injection with Mark Seemann

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Jun 27, 2011

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