What is software architecture? Is it the decision to adopt microservices? Is it the document that describes the layers in your Java EE application? No, every line of code you commit is part of your evolving architecture. During this talk at Devoxx UK 2017, Roy van Rijn explains how the Port of Rotterdam manages their […]

Read more

Short answer, of course it matters! It is crucial, in fact, and not just for us developers. Software houses seem to agree: ‘software architects’ and related job titles are paid handsomely. What I doubt is how the software architecture is communicated, if it is considered important from all the involved stakeholders and how true the […]

Read more

For Parleys Course creator Simon Brown, agile and architecture have a symbiotic relationship, and he believes that, “a lightweight approach to software architecture…can complement agile approaches rather than compete against them.” In this interview, we find out how decades in the field have shaped Simon’s approaches, and why we should be leery of “cargo-cult agile.” Voxxed: You’re an […]

Read more