Category Archives for Architecture

Framework Coupling Revisited

The first post that ever appeared on this blog was named “Framework Coupling”. In the post, I laid out a vision of evil frameworks that will destroy your project, your company, your career

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Reusable Components in Java

I can’t name exact sources, but I feel like ever since I started learning how to program, I was reading tales and legends about “reusable” components, modules and so on. It was not until

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Refactoring to Components

Imagine you’re assigned to work with an old codebase without a reasonable component structure or any structure at all. A big ball of mud! What now?! How do you get from there to nice, reusable components

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Package Structure

Packaging is one of the underrated features of Java. We use common sense to put things here and there, after some time everybody knows where certain things go and nobody cares any more. Well, as long as

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