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2014

Microsoft .NET - Architecting Applications for the Enterprise (2nd Edition) Book Review

This book does an excellent job of showing the architect how to achieve their part of the many pieces of the puzzle that are needed to create an agile environment

2012

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.

SOA with REST: Principles, Patterns & Constraints for Building Enterprise Solutions with REST Book Review

This book does what it patterns book should do. It defines a language for enterprises to use to develop SOA solutions using REST.

Cocoa Design Patterns Book Review

If you want to get to know Cocoa from the inside out, this is the book to pickup.

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.

Java Application Architecture: Modularity Patterns with Examples Using OSGi Book Review

Finally someone has put the most important software architecture practices into words. Within this book lies the concepts that are the heart of true agility.

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.

The CERT Guide to Insider Threats: How to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Information Technology Crimes Book Review

Over all I think every single person that has anything to do with IT should read this book. Even if you don't deal with sensitive data, you are at risk for sabotage.

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.

2011

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.

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 Product Line Engineering Resource Kit

I recently decided to update the Product Line Engineering Assets I reuse from project to project. In the past I reused a baseline project that contained a folder structure and the UML stereotypes needed to do Use Cases, Feature, and Static Modeling.

Developers should Learn Why not just Memorize What

To me having information is knowledge, knowing what to do with the knowledge is wisdom. I see a whole lot of knowledge these days, but very little wisdom.

Practical Code Generation in .NET: Covering Visual Studio 2005, 2008, and 2010 Book Review

One of the things I like the most about the book is that the author really shows you how to take advantage of existing tools and libraries that are intended to be used for code generation.

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!!!!

SPARX EA Version 9 Beta 1 and MDG Integration for Visual Studio 2010 Version 4.5 Released

SPARX has released release of MDG Integration for Visual Studio Version 4.5. Version 4.5 introduces support for Visual Studio 2010. They have also released Enterprise Architect Version 9 Beta 1.

Software Product Lines: Research Issues in Engineering and Management Book Review

Anyone considering venturing into Software Product Line Engineering should read this book. It contains essential information needed to succeed.