Architecture vs Design Often people look at these two topics – architecture and design and think the two look similar and so they can be done by the same individual. As a result the role of technical lead and architect gets merged. Many software architects start of their lives as technical leads due to this misconception.
As developers we are taught that the lack of coding standards are the reason for project failures. The majority of us blindly believe it without really examining if this is the truth. Coding standards and process are usually the first thing that management wants to review when a project starts to show any of the… Read More »
When I am referring to the team guru. I am referring to the lead developer that is responsible for the skills, education and technical well being of his team and project. There is a skill that a team lead has to continuously work on. This skill has its roots based in knowledge and experience but this skill… Read More »
I spent the last week on a TOGAF 9.1 course in the hope that it will assist me with furthering my career by moving out of the developer role and moving myself further down the road to become a security / infrastructure architect – roles that I already partially fulfill. Why? After 19 years of coding I… Read More »
There I stood, alone in the dark, Linkin Park playing in the distance. Armed with Vittorio’s WIF book, my experience and limited knowledge fighting for the honor of Assima. I confronted the beast that wanted to see me fail. It stood there with rage in its eyes, it hated me. I felt its hate burning into… Read More »
Captain’s log. Stardate 92955.54 – #Hello World. Yes this is my first post on my new blog that just burst into existence. The purpose of this blog will be to document some of topics that i deal with at work on a daily basis especially the topics that i found challenging and that i think other… Read More »