Category Archives for Architecture

The Strange Relationship between Duplication and Coupling

This short post hopefully contains no new knowledge for you. Its mere intention is to make you contemplate an interesting relationship between coupling and duplication for a while. Duplication is Bad! As

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Coding the Documentation with Structurizr

Regardless of whether we like it or not, software documentation is needed, useful, and often even required. I don’t know about you, but I hate going to the company’s Wiki and updating documentation

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The Soon Hated Object Locator

As more frequent readers of my blog might know, amongst my most recent interests were concepts like DCI Architecture, Domain-Driven Design, and the Service Locator pattern. I’ve been doing a lot

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The Hated Service Locator (Anti-)Pattern

I was recently doing some reading about Spring and Dependency Injection in general when I came across a particularly harsh comment about the Service Locator pattern. The guy was so convinced that he’s

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Web MVC with Spring and Business Objects

In the previous posts, we explored the MVC Pattern Language by Trygve Reenskaug and made an attempt to implement MVC in the console, while focusing on MVC’s overarching idea – supporting users’

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Poor Man’s Console MVC

After two posts of pure theory about the MVC Pattern Language, I was looking to provide some practical examples. The technical part is easy – everybody already knows how to implement that in various

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MVC Pattern Language (Part 2)

Welcome to the second part of my write-up about the MVC Pattern Language! In case you missed the first part, this two-part piece targets popular misconceptions about MVC and tries to shed some “new”

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MVC Pattern Language (Part 1)

There seems to be a lot of misconceptions related to MVC. Some consider it a technique for code reuse, others think it’s how you group classes in web applications and some even mistaken it for the

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The Garage Architecture

After a couple of weeks break, we’re back to our architecture series. This time we’ll look at something I’ve recently come up with – The Garage Architecture! Background I’ve

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Reactive Clean Architecture with Vert.x

I have recently written about Clean Architecture and provided an implementation example by Uncle Bob himself. This time, we’ll look at the implementation from a bit different angle i.e. is it possible

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