Simple vs. Complex design

Some of my favorite quotes and comments about simple vs. complex design.

  • achieving a simple, elegant design is very hard work but
  • since the design is so simple and elegant it looks like it should be easy.
  • so you get less credit than if you design something that looks complicated

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There is no language yet available to replace Java!

There is a perception created in the software development industry that Java is out-dated and Ruby, Python, Scala, etc. are going to take over Java’s position. Some “hyper-enthusiasts” are already left Java platform. Sun’s profit model collapse, Applet, Jini, EJB and JSF heavyweight framework failures added fuel to these campaigns. I still believe no language yet available in the market to replace Java. I don’t have to talk why Java is better because it is proven solution for more than a decade but I would like to talk about how false campaigns are created by “hyper-enthusiasts”. It is easy to fall into these false campaigns because as a developer we want new challenges and something new to learn. Read more of this post

Is UML dead? & What is the future of UML?

Once upon a time UML is a hot buzz word in software development industry. If you know what is aggregation, abbreviation, etc. you will get job easily as an architect. Tools like Rational Rose are costly only a few company had that tools. Read more of this post

Is design pattern teaches how to design an application?

Many of them think that if a person knows design pattern (the theory), he/she can design an application; due to this misunderstanding many stupid questions been asked in interviews about design pattern in a meaningless way. Read more of this post

Web2.0: Hype vs. Reality

If you listen to the Web2.0 sales and marketing (or the research reports funded by Web2.0 vendors) you would think that Web2.0 has swept the enterprise. What does this mean to the masses of enterprise product product development companies? Nothing. Read more of this post

A critic view on JSF Framework

JSF is becoming more popular framework for user interface layer development, many architects and companies assuming that Struts is becoming outdated and JSF is catching up the market. I am not sure whether it is true at this point of time. However I would like express my critic on the advantages and disadvantages of JSF.

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Don’t let hype push you select wrong technologies

Most of you might agree with title of this blog. But how many of us or our managers/ architects follow on day to day basis? It is still a big question mark???

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