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Design It! by Michael Keeling

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Promote Desired Quality Attributes

Selecting structures for the architecture is like making a smoothie. Smoothies (like software) are tasty but difficult to make well. While many things must go right to create great software, there is only one thing you need to get right for a great smoothie: use the proper blender. OK, there are lots of things that can wrong with smoothie making too (berry seeds, ugh!), but the blender is a crucial smoothie-making tool.

You’d think picking a blender would be easy. It’s not. Do you want one that’s easy to clean? Something that stores easily and fits on your countertop? Something quiet? Or powerful? Or portable so you can blend on the beach? We can express these needs as blender quality attributes.

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