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The proper usages of Exceptions in C#

The C# exception basics are generally well understood. However exceptions are often used as a way to sweep error handling duty under the carpet. As I did in The proper...
Patrick Smacchia December 16, 2020

Visualize Code with Software Architecture Diagrams

The source code is the design. This famous motto means that no matter how many diagrams you draw and discuss with your colleagues, the important point is how the existing...
Patrick Smacchia November 10, 2020

Visualizing Your (Real) Software Architecture

Diagrams of software architecture have a certain aesthetic appeal to them.  They usually consist of grayscale or muted pastel colors and nice, soft shapes with rounded edges.  The architects that make...
Erik Dietrich January 11, 2016