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Should Architects Write Code? You Bet They Should!

There’s a common misconception that’s permeated our profession: Architects don’t need to write code to do their jobs. Now, this may seem like a harmless approach. After all, writing code...
Sylvia Fronczak October 30, 2018

Onion Architecture: Going Beyond Layers

So you’ve read about the Onion Architecture and think you get it. There are layers in this architecture. They’re onion-like. And they make your code better. But how? And what...
Sylvia Fronczak September 25, 2018

Programming to an Interface: A Simple Explanation

As an architect, you know that programming to an interface is good. It’s what everyone should do. But what does that mean? And why should you do it? Searching the...
Sylvia Fronczak August 21, 2018

Layered Architecture: Still a Solid Approach

Layered architecture gets a lot of flack. Even though it’s still the most prevalent architecture, we view it as an anti-pattern. It’s old, not scaleable, and anti-SOLID. It encourages (shudder)...
Sylvia Fronczak August 7, 2018