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Object-oriented vs. functional programming explained

While plenty of developers entertain the idea of adopting a functional programming model, it's important to first know exactly how it differs from the object-oriented approach.

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The 5 SOLID principles of object-oriented design explained

In this primer on SOLID, we'll examine the five principles this development ideology embodies, the practices they encourage and the reasons these concepts matter.

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How to make a strong business case for software projects

Every software project proposal requires in-depth research into the technical aspects at play, but the business case for the project should tone down the tech talk.


A review of 7 software architecture visualization tools

Visualization tools like Visio and can provide a lot of benefits when it comes to software architecture design and management, but choosing the right one is important.

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Application Architecture Basics

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    event handler

    In programming, an event handler is a callback routine that operates asynchronously once an event takes place.

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    Using bounded context for effective domain-driven design

    Domain-driven design helps organizations develop software focused on key business needs. But to do so, architects need to understand the fundamentals of bounded context.

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    state management

    Application state management is the process of maintaining knowledge of an application's inputs across multiple related data flows that form a complete business transaction -- or a session -- to understand the condition of the app at any given ...

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