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New software technology appears every year. Like clockwork, another language, library, pattern, or approach will arrive on the scene with plenty of hype and developer enthusiasm. As someone whose job requires making architectural decisions, you need to evaluate these new technologies with an eye toward the inevitable tradeoffs before deciding if a new framework or language ...more
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Published May 14th 2018 by O’Reilly Media
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Luboš
Jul 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
A decent brochure (short to read). I have already heard a lot during his talk at Devoxx conference, but still worth reading. Very inspiring for aspirants on the architect role and/or eye-opener for developers.

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سامح دعبس
Mar 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
عادة، تناقش كتب معمارية البرمجيات (Software Architecture) مواضيع ثابتة، مثل ماهية المعمارية (Architecture)، وكيفية عمل التصميم المعماري (Architecting)، ومواصفات ومهارات وأدوات المعماري (Architect) والمتوقع منه، ومواضيع أخرى متفرعة عن الثلاثة مواضيع الرئيسية هذه. لكن توجد بعض الكتب التي تناقش موضوعا واحدا فرعيا بعمق أكبر، ومن هذه النوعية: الكتاب الذي بين أيدينا اليوم، كتاب "التفكير المعماري Thinking Architecturally"، لمؤلفه "ناثانيال شوتا (Nathaniel Schutta)"، الذي يناقش كيف يتعامل المعماري مع ال ...more
Yury Jefse
Dec 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
O livro retrata muito bem como é a jornada de mudança de tecnologia em uma empresa na visão de um arquiteto de software como também de um usuário de negócios. Apresentando algumas ferramentas para melhorar essa mudança tanto na área tecnológica quanto na pessoal como no gerenciamento da expectativas do time técnico e não-técnico. Recomendado para quem quer um livro pequeno e leve sobre alguns desafios de um arquiteto de software.
Dzmitry Horbach
Dec 21, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: programming, software
Good starting points on how to select technologies and introduce them properly into your product from architecture side (kind of decision framework).
Dan
May 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Full of down-to-Earth practical advise for (present or future) software architects, but worth reading for most software developers too.
Anish K George
Apr 02, 2019 rated it liked it
Many things that are told already many times are retold. Title is a bit misleading.
Baskoro Indrayana
Jan 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Schutta does a great job in presenting what a software architect does; and the opportunities, losses, hard-earned lessons (only via experience), X factors, and considerations to take. Instead of us having to spend a decade plus plus, he shared all of them by one shot here.

What I love about the book is that he explicitly recommends that *junior* roles read and get insights from this book. This recommendation should not be overlooked.

Being in a relatively senior role of my company, I totally app
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Viktor Malyshev
Jan 04, 2021 rated it really liked it
Great book about the basics of architecture and how to start thinking in terms of it. Why basics? It stands for a few well-known ideas like changes are inevitable, evaluating pros and cons, accepting risks, etc. Nothing new, but still very useful.
Will be a great start for anyone new in software arch.
James Igoe
Jul 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: computer-science
An overview of architectural decisions, the politics and persuasion involved, and the needs to balance competing measures and attributes. A fairly easy read, but full of great suggestions, and, for many, reminders of how to handle being a senior developer or architect.
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