Design: Architecture Frame Considerations (Part 2)

In this second instalment we are going to review another set of frames. This guideline should help you to understand what is involved on each one of them as well as considerations and known patterns. You can find the first part following this link. The second part looks like this: The following guideline can help…

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Design: Architecture Frame Considerations (Part 1)

At Microsoft we are working hard in putting together the different components that are involved deciding the architecture approach. One of these components is the architecture frame, which together with the architecture style and application type creates the architectural baseline for modern design. This guideline is targeting architects and not developers, therefore the topics and…

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Design: SOA Taxonomy, an object oriented approach

An essential part of the SOA Governance is to properly identify the requirements in order to introduce or upgrade a service within your SOA model, this is commonly known and service and integration planning within the SOA lifecycle. This is all good in theory but the nightmares start when architects are trying to put it…

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Design: Classic stored procedures or Entities?

With the new entities framework to be released in the next service pack some of our customers and team members are starting to discuss what is the correct pattern. I wanted to extract my position around the choices.   I am big supporter of having options, in this case I don’t consider one better than the other one,…

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Architecture: Multi-channel with WPF

As architects, we should see the world with tendencies oriented eyes, being aware of the different signals that the market shows behaving like explorers. Sometimes is a difficult task that demands us going the extra mile – I like to see a good architect as that one that can properly filter what is important and…

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