Software architecture has often been described as "the parts that are hard to change later." But the widespread adoption of microservices demonstrates that when architects build evolvability into the architecture, change becomes easier. This video introduces the principles of evolutionary architecture—the software architecture that supports constant change. Designed for the intermediate-level software architect or developer tasked with migrating to or implementing a new cloud-based or distributed-system architecture, the course equips you with the knowledge and tools you'll need to put evolutionary architecture into practice.
Dr. Rebecca Parsons (CTO), Patrick Kua (Principal Technical Consultant), and Neal Ford (Director/Meme Wrangler) help drive the future of software for Thoughtworks, a global IT consultancy (4,500 employees, 15 countries, 42 offices) focused exclusively on end-to-end software development and delivery. Parsons is a 30+ year industry vet with extensive experience creating large-scale distributed object applications and integrating disparate systems; Kua has over a decade of experience in agile and lean development processes; and Ford is an internationally known software architect who speaks world-wide (700 developer conferences, 3000+ presentations) on evolutionary architecture, continuous delivery, functional programming, and other cutting edge software innovations.