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  1. Viewpoints vs Perspectives

    January 18, 2010

    Yarc, a Norwegian software engineer has recently posted on his blog to ask “Why can’t we use viewpoints for quality attributes?” He asked this question in the context of understanding the idea of an architectural perspective, created by Nick Rozanski and myself, as introduced in our book. This is a great question and one Nick …

  2. Exception Handling Article

    November 15, 2009

    An article that Andy Longshaw and I wrote a couple of years ago on exception handling patterns has now been published by the ACCU in their Overload magazine, so the article is now available in a much more accessible form than before (first part here, second part here).

  3. Sadly Missing JAOO 2009

    September 19, 2009

    Unfortunately an immovable work commitment has just emerged that means I won’t be able to be at JAOO 2009, which is a real shame.

  4. WICSA 2009 Early Bird Registration Closes Soon

    August 6, 2009

    The WICSA 2009 early bird registration prices are only available until August 15th, so if you’re planning to come to the conference, now is a good time to register! Hope to see you there. Also we now have a great group of sponsors but if your organisation is interested in sponsoring the event and reaching…

  5. WICSA 2009 is Coming

    July 12, 2009

    After what seems like an age of planning and preparation, the WICSA 2009 conference is finally approaching. The event will be held in Cambridge (in the UK) in September, from Monday 14th to Thursday 17th, at Robinson College (which apparently is one of the new ones, so quite comfortable!) WICSA is the only specialist software…

  6. Speaking at QCON London 2009

    February 19, 2009

    I’m very pleased to be able to announce that I’m speaking at QCON London 2009 in March, at the QE2 Conference Centre.  My talk is on Thursday afternoon as part of the Architectures you Always Wondered About track, hosted by Floyd Marinescu. Unusually for me, I’m talking about the Apex system that I’m the architect…