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PUBLIC MARKS from tadanderson with tags books & uml


SOA Patterns Book Review

This is an excellent compilation of rock solid architectural advice. Having it delivered in the format of patterns is icing on the cake.

Elemental Design Patterns Book Review

This book is a book I wish I had 15 years ago to help me put the basics of programming into their proper context. Learning how to make use of patterns over the years would have been much simpler had I read this book first.

Software Engineering Best Practices: Lessons from Successful Projects in the Top Companies Book Review

This is one of those books that should be read by every person with a relationship to IT. Testers, CIOs, CFOs, developers, architects, project managers, and agilists will benefit from this book. I highly recommend reading it. You will come out the back end of it with a complete new perspective on Software Engineering.

Building Enterprise Systems with Open Distributed Processing Book Review

This is a very well put together book. I highly recommend this book to the software and enterprise architect looking to improve their modeling and design skills.

Dependency Injection in .NET Book Review

This book is not only about DI, it is about proper object oriented programming. Every .NET architect and developer should read this book.

.NET Architecture and Development Book Recommendations for 2012

Another year has gone by. Happy New Year everyone. It is time to update my book recommendation blog. There have been a ton of books come out this year both good and bad.


Model-Based Development: Applications Book Review

If you are a programmer, or want to be one, of any language, you must read this book. There is not another one like it out there.

Data Integration Blueprint and Modeling: Techniques for a Scalable and Sustainable Architecture Book Review

Data integration is a complex, detailed, sometimes excruciating boring activity, which is not an activity for the light at heart. This book does a great job of digging into the details of the data transformations. It is not just a high level look at data integration, it gets into the weeds.

Service Design Patterns: Fundamental Design Solutions for SOAP/WSDL and RESTful Web Services Book Review

I have been a fan of the Martin Fowler Signature Series for a long time. This book fit into the series great and filled in a missing link in the series.

Essential Skills for the Agile Developer: A Guide to Better Programming and Design Book Review

The best thing about this book is that each subject is truly the actions and insights that give the most understanding with the least investment. Each chapter is a little nugget of wisdom that has been tested over time.

Software Systems Architecture: Working With Stakeholders Using Viewpoints and Perspectives (2nd Edition) Book Review

This is the second edition of one of the best books written on software systems architecture. If you are in the software development industry, you should read this book. If you are a Software Architect, you must read this book.

Enterprise Model Patterns: Describing the World Book Review

If you are a business analyst, DBA, or software architect this book is mandatory reading.

Software Modeling and Design: UML, Use Cases, Patterns, and Software Architectures Book Review

All in all this is a very high quality book packed with very valuable information any architect at an level of experience will benefit from. Hi highly recommend this book!!!!


Professional ASP.NET Design Patterns Book Review

All in all this book accomplished what I had hoped it would. It is a great book on patterns that every programmer should read. It is a must have for any serious developer.

Documenting Software Architectures: Views and Beyond (2nd Edition) Book Review

This book is the bible of documenting software architectures. It is a mandatory read for all software architects.

Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2010 Book Review

This is a pretty sweet book. There are a ton of features in Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010. This book does a great job of covering all of them that are related to Application Lifecycle Management.

The Decision Model: A Business Logic Framework Linking Business and Technology Book Review

This book is a very interesting read. It is about a new type of modeling called the decision model. The decision model has the potential to add great value to the software development process. It is intended to bridge the gap between the business users and the technical team on any given project.


Requirements Engineering: From System Goals to UML Models to Software Specifications Book Review

This is not for the happy go lucky requirements gatherer. It is a detailed breakdown of everything requirements engineering for software intensive systems. It will make you think.

Software Architecture: Foundations, Theory, and Practice Book Review

I recommend this book for the beginner, as well as the experienced, software architect. It is a must read.

Architecting Software Intensive Systems: A Practitioners Guide Book Review

This book does an excellent job of introducing the reader to the soft skills needed to succeed as a software architect.....


Emergent Design: The Evolutionary Nature of Professional Software Development Book Review

This book is a gold mine of wisdom. This book contains a ton of wisdom that has come out of the software engineering field over the years. It brings together a lot of software development best practices that can be found in other resources and puts them together under the umbrella of Emergent Design.