Monthly Archives: June 2007

Is Design Worth The Effort?

Martin Fowler has another great post where he opines on the value of “design” before “construction” regardless of the design philosophy.  He revisits “Technical Debt” which is what you pay for the adding functionality in a technically messy manner.   … Continue reading

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Blog to subscribe to

I subscribe to quite a few blogs on a bunch of different topics, but Stefan’s blog is where I go for stuff in the “SOA and REST services” space. In addition to posting his own thoughts, he does a great … Continue reading

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Crush on Obama

Via BarelyPolitical.com More to follow on this.

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IT Men Are Hot!

A co-worker shared this with me – http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/6723385.stm. The quote that got me smiling was this: “IT men are also the hottest in the marriage market.” Now this is obviously talking about men in India but I think this may … Continue reading

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Thierry Henry Rumors

A couple of quick disclaimers regarding my football affiliations: I am a loyal fan of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) I am a loyal fan of Arsenal FC I love the worlds game – football This post, however, has to … Continue reading

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Client Proxies, Beware!

There is no shortage of posts regarding the shortcomings of using RPC or better put, “remote method invocation” when interacting with services. Unfortunately, in a lot of circles, RPC has been equated with SOAP which I think is wrong (there … Continue reading

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Service and Resource guidance

I was going through some old links and found http://www.intertwingly.net/stories/2002/07/20/restSoap.html by Sam Ruby and http://www.thearchitect.co.uk/presentations/arch-styles/3-arch-styles.pdf by Jørgen Thelin. Definitely check them out if you need direction.

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