Simplicity, Design Elegance and Architecture

Chris Aitken's article "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" had me intrigued and well worth a read. If nothing else to acquaint yourself with the described architectural principles and the idea of 'principle assertions' – statements that are either ‘true’ or ‘false’ depending on whether the principle is evident or not in a given architecture specification. The Principle of … Continue reading Simplicity, Design Elegance and Architecture

Bob, iPhones and software vendors

You meet Bob at the local coffee shop. You don't really know Bob, but one of your acquaintances suggested Bob after you casually mentioned your need for a new mobile phone. You checked out Bob's website and you are fairly sure that Bob didn't write any of the available material himself. At the coffee shop, you … Continue reading Bob, iPhones and software vendors