Shop now Shop now Shop now  Up to 50% Off Fashion  Shop all Amazon Fashion Cloud Drive Photos Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop now Shop Fire Shop Kindle Shop now Shop now Shop now

Customer Reviews

2.0 out of 5 stars1
2.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
0
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
1
1 star
0

Your rating(Clear)Rate this item
Share your thoughts with other customers

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.

I didn't like this book at all. Most chapters gave me no insight at all into beautiful architectures.

Example 1: there is a whole chapter dedicated to the architecture of Emacs. The chapter starts by saying Emacs went against all principles of designing a good architecture but just somehow came about. (Not my words). What does a chapter like this do in a book about beautiful architectures then?

Second example: there is a whole chapter dedicated to argueing that certain functional constructs can be better expressed using OO proramming. This purely academic argument, by the biggest proponent of OO (Bertrand Meyer), is in my opinion not at all giving insight into beautiful architectures.

The rest of the chapters are interesting but not particularly that deep as to when it comes to architecture. I wS expecting to learn about scaling architectures, loose versus tight coupling, reliability, etc. Unfortunately none of that.

To summarize: a mediocre collection of articles, very little to do with architecting software ...
0Comment|7 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Send us feedback

How can we make Amazon Customer Reviews better for you?
Let us know here.

Sponsored Links

  (What is this?)