Chapter 16Intentional Architecture
Architecture is planned. —Waterfall
Architecture should be grown.1 —Grady Booch
Architecture emerges. —Kent Beck
Of all the topics that create controversy with respect to agile methods, perhaps no topic creates more smoke and heat than software architecture. While the best practices described in Part II of this book reflect what is common about these agile methods and therefore represent some primary points of agreement, the topics of requirements and architecture are noticeably missing there. Invariably, when these topics do emerge, they highlight the differences among the methods, rather than common principles, and a heated debate often ensues.
However, even here, we attempt ...