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  • Q&A on Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS

    by Ben Linders on  Mar 04, 2017 1

    The book More with LeSS by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde provides practices to create simpler and more flexible organizations, applying Scrum with many teams working on one product. More with LeSS is the third book on LeSS (see books on LeSS); it’s the most concrete and fundamental book to start learning about LeSS. The book also contains insights on experiences with LeSS adoptions.

  • How Difficult Can It Be to Integrate Software Development Tools? The Hard Truth

    by Betty Zakheim on  Jan 02, 2017

    Integrating tools used in software development and delivery is very hard. Getting endpoints to inter-operate is not a purely technical challenge, it’s more of a business problem. While there are a few choices in selecting the technical integration infrastructure (integration via APIs or at the database layer), the real challenges have more to do with friction caused by the dissimilarities.

  • Two Mistakes You Need to Avoid When Integrating Services

    by Pamod Sylvester on  Sep 07, 2016 3

    With SOA, businesses moved from monolithic applications to heterogeneous designs by decomposing functionality into services. However, architects must be careful when integrating services. Often enterprises assume adopting patterns like ESB can help. Unfortunately, there are hidden challenges with these patterns. The danger is they go unnoticed during development but surface when a system is live.

Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model Book Review and Q&A with Vaughn Vernon

Posted by Jan Stenberg on  Oct 06, 2015

Vaughn Vernon in his new book Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model introduces the actor model and describes most of the patterns found in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns. 2

EIP Designer: Bridging the Gap Between EA and Development

Posted by Laurent Broudoux on  Aug 02, 2015

This article presents the EIP Designer project, an Eclipse-based tool for introducing integration patterns into an EA design, filling the gap between EA practices and concrete software development. 2

Twenty Years of Patterns’ Impact

Posted by Gregor Hohpe Rebecca Wirfs-Brock Joseph W. Yoder Olaf Zimmermann on  Apr 19, 2014

In this article, authors talk about the impact of pattern languages on software design community over past 20 years. 1

Bridging Subsidiaries With the Cloud to Create a Global API

Posted by Michael Stephenson on  Oct 15, 2013

One of the biggest challenges in modern business is how you integrate subsidiaries and present a single global view so that customers and partners find it simpler to integrate with your organisation.

Interview and Book Review: Spring Integration in Action

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Nov 14, 2012

Spring Integration in Action book covers Spring Integration framework which provides an implementation of Enterprise Integration Patterns. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and the framework.

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.

Patterns In The Context of SOA Business Services

Posted by Michael Poulin on  Aug 02, 2010

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

Book Excerpt and Interview: Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted by Dilip Krishnan on  Feb 25, 2010

A new book by David Linthicum, Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to use service orientation to get the enterprise ready for cloud computing. 1

RESTful HTTP in practice

Posted by Gregor Roth on  Aug 18, 2009

Gregor Roth RESTful HTTP architecture and design, common URI naming, Uniform interface interactions, when to use PUT or POST, how to support non-CRUD operations, and more. 12

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