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  • Domain Analysis by Color Modeling

    by Xu Hao on  Feb 25, 2017 1

    Xu Hao uses the color modeling technique to analyze a domain, identifying the events to be traced and their corresponding moment-intervals, then the domain entities and the role they play.

  • Harnessing the Power of Architectural Design Principles

    by Eoin Woods on  Dec 31, 2016

    Architecture principles epitomize architecture's function: to clearly define the necessary constraints on a system's design without prescriptively defining all the design details. A good set of principles can provide context and justification for design decisions and can foster team collaboration and communication.

  • Towards an Agile Software Architecture

    by Boyan Mihaylov on  Dec 28, 2015 11

    Boyan Mihaylov covers his experience when working with both traditional waterfall software architectures and agile ones. He depicts the similarities and differences between these with a focus on three areas: the specifics of the software architect role, the timespan of the software architecture, and the output of the software architecture.

UED: The Unified Execution Diagram

Posted by Carlo van Asma Pascal Wolkotte on  Oct 18, 2015

This article introduces a visual modeling technique to describe and specify the application’s execution architecture, and explores the usage within Philips Healthcare. 4

Metadata-Driven Design: Building Web APIs for Dynamic Mobile Apps

Posted by Aaron Kendall on  Sep 01, 2015

In this article, Aaron Kendall uses the "metadata-driven design and development" approach by Kevin Perera to show how to rapidly create a mobile application that can evolve during runtime.

Interview with Grady Booch

Posted by Mark Collins-Cope on  Sep 12, 2014

Grady Booch is interviewed by Mark Collins-Cope covering topics ranging from UML and Unified Process to Programming Languages and the future of software innovation.

Data Modeling with Key Value NoSQL Data Stores – Interview with Casey Rosenthal

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jun 25, 2014

In Key Value data stores, data is represented as a collection of key–value pairs. InfoQ spoke with Casey Rosenthal from Basho team about data modeling when using Key Value NoSQL databases. 1

Modeling in the Agile Age: What to Keep Next to Code to Scale Agile Teams

Posted by Kenji Hiranabe on  Oct 07, 2013

Agile considers working code as the most important team artifact, but we still need modeling. Kenji Hiranabe explores the spaces where modeling fits, with focus on development scaling. 7

Agile Software Architecture Sketches and NoUML

Posted by Simon Brown on  Apr 16, 2013

Understanding the software architecture of what you're building can prevent chaos and encourage collective code ownership. But how do you do this without resorting to big design up front and UML? 9

A Proposal to Enhance the UML Notation

Posted by Raul Rugiero on  Dec 13, 2012

Raul Rugiero proposes an extension to the UML use cases so they may be enhanced in order to allow enhanced UML tools to properly handle links between use cases and tests. 7

Wireframes: A Great Way to Start Development Projects

Posted by Andreas Wulf on  Aug 07, 2012

Gathering feedback early and often is the key to success on most development projects. Wireframing is a great technique for gathering feedback and guiding a team before any code has been written. 12

How to Integrate Models And Code

Posted by Juha-Pekka Tolvanen on  May 08, 2012

Creating models in a form or another is very common, their combination with the code has been challenging. The article describes proven practices for working with both models and code. 3