Appendix A. 25 Topic Goodies

As an architect participating in technical and related discussions, I have had my share of awkward moments when I don’t have a clue about specific topics or questions that are discussed. My stress level rises in an uncanny anticipation that I may be asked to throw light on or share my point of view on those topics! Sound familiar?

In this appendix, I have picked 25 topics that I have frequently come across or I feel a software architect needs to have enough understanding and awareness of to be able to contribute to a discussion on such or related topics.

I do not claim that the ones I chose are the top 25 picks because top is a relative term; what seemed top to me may not be the same for you. I focused on topics that ...

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