P&P Pocket Software Architecture Guides Released

The Pocket Guides in the Application Architecture Pocket Guide Series are modular, focused guides that provide overviews and prescriptive guidance for a particular topic. Agile Architecture Method Pocket Guide The Agile Architecture Method Pocket Guide provides an overview and prescriptive guidance for the Agile Architecture Method. http://www.codeplex.com/AppArch/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=19797 Web Application Architecture Pocket Guide The Web Architecture…

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Tampa Bay International Association of Software Architects (IASA) Meeting – February 28, 2008

This Month’s Topic: Introduction to Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP) Write less code and create more maintainable applications by leveraging AOP to handle logging, caching, validation, security, and other cross-cutting concerns. In this presentation we will explore AOP functionality built into numerous tools and frameworks such as Castle Windsor, SpringFramework.NET, Enterprise Library’s Policy Injection Application Block,…

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Orcas for Architects – Special Holiday Extended Version

For those of you who are interested in a deeper dive on some really great new features of the .NET Framework 3.5 and Visual Studio 2008 – here are links to my extended talk on these topics: NET 3.5, Visual Studio Enhancements Lifecycle tools ALM, C#, VB9, Interop, LINQ ParallelFX PLINQ – Be sure to…

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Orcas for Architects

Technorati Tags: Visual Studio 2008, NET 3.5, Software Architecture, Jeff Barnes If your job as a Software Architect is to research and exploit technology to help achieve business results. Then you need to take a look at what has just been released in Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET 3.5 framework.    Here is just a…

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Tampa Bay International Association of Software Architects (IASA) – November 28th Meeting

After a highly successful inaugural meeting of the Tampa IASA chapter last month, we have secured Cory Foy from Microsoft to present at our next session.   Abstract: You can run, you can switch jobs, and you can write unit tests, but invariably at some point you will run into legacy code. Legacy code hides in many…

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Do Software Architects really just draw on the Whiteboard?

I’ve given this talk several times now and I always find that most folks in the industry can relate to what the role is really all about, what the common pitfalls are, and what the secrets to success are in this sometimes difficult role… Here are my favorite thoughts on the subject – all condensed into a useful slide deck for…

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Tampa Bay International Association of Software Architects (IASA) – Inagural Monthly Meeting

It’s not just all about drawing on the whiteboard…Come join us for the inaugural meeting of the Tampa Bay IASA Chapter on Tuesday evening, October 30, 2007: I will be joining with fellow local Architects Tom Fuller and Jose Manners to discuss the topic of the “Role of the Software Architect” – and to dispel the often…

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ReMIX Boston October 8-9, 2007 – Need another reason to go?

Technorati Tags: ReMIX07, Web 2.0, Microsoft, Silverlight Well, if your STILL on the fence…how about a voucher to every attendee for a $120 online shopping spree at the Microsoft Company store? Legend has it that the Microsoft Company Store has some incredible deals on software, hardware, apparel, and almost anything you could possibly attach a Microsoft logo…

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South Florida Code Camp – Saturday, February 10, 2007

Join us for the third edition of the South Florida Code Camp on Saturday, February 10th at Devry Universtity in Miramar, FL. Here is the link for registration and more details: http://codecamp07.fladotnet.com/codecamp.aspx BTW, I’ll be presenting the following (2) sessions: The Role of the Software Architect – http://codecamp07.fladotnet.com/sessions.aspx?#ARCHITECT_ROLE Tag your It! Exploring the new Microsoft…