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“Just Enough Early Architecture to Guide Development” Jon Kern

Notes from TheServerSide Java Symposium March 2009

Jon Kern from TogetherSoft, doing this since the 80’s.

Trick Q: How is software built? What’s the most important piece? Requirements? Customers? A problem? A: 1. People 2. Process, and 3. Tools

Q: How do we start? Use cases? Architecture? Domain? Just start coding? Is architecture emergent? A: It can be … […]

“On the lam from the furniture police” Neal Ford

These are random notes from Neal Ford’s keynote talk at TheServerSide Java Symposium.

The “furniture police” he mentions are the management folks that unintentionally take productive people and squeeze them into environments such as cubicle farms that make productivity difficult. It’s also a metaphor for every distracting thing in the workplace.

The reference comes the book Peopleware: Productive […]