What is application architecture?

Most people have a general idea of the role of a traditional architect, creating precise diagrams to pass on to the builders and other craftsmen who will undertake construction. More than this, an architect needs to consider the materials used, the aesthetics of a building, and oversee the construction process.

In the world of software, the architect has a similar role: design and supervision. We need to invest in the role of an architect and ensure that we make it an end-to-end process that ensures we take responsibility of the quality of the final product. Design and supervision requires a comprehensive knowledge of the product requirements, the technologies involved, and the available resources. The architecture ...

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