Now Available: Final PDF of the Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, Second Edition

A final PDF is now available for our patterns & practices Application Architecture Guide, second edition.  This is our platform playbook for the Microsoft application platform. Here are the relevant links: HTML version of Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, second edition. PDF version of the Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, second edition. Printed version of the Microsoft…

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Patterns and Practices for Distributed Teams

This post is a summary of my lessons learned from leading distributed teams.  I’ve managed distributed project teams since 2001, spanning the UK, Argentina, India, and other parts of the world.  While I preferred having everybody together on site around a whiteboard to simplify and improve communication,  flexibility with distributed teams gave me access to…

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Now Available: patterns & practices Application Architecture Book

The Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, 2nd edition, is now available on Amazon and should be available on the shelf at your local bookstores soon.  The PDF was downloaded ~180,000 times.  This is the Microsoft platform playbook for application architecture.  You can think of it as a set of blueprints, and as your personal mentor for…

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