Tag: Architecture

Feb 04 2011

How to Design a Good API and Why It Matters

I am starting to design a new API for an application that will need to integrate with other applications. Before doing so, I always make it a point to re-watch and re-read this presentation given by Joshua Bloch from Google.  Joshua does a fantastic job going over the DOs and DON’Ts of good API design. …

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Nov 24 2009

Modeling in Color

I just finished leading the modeling session as chief architect of the problem domain (PD) for a new application, and I had forgotten how exhausting the process is.  We had a fantastic moderator who did well to keep us on point and focused toward our objective.  We have about 50 or so objects, and I …

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