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Object-oriented vs. functional programming explained

While plenty of developers entertain the idea of adopting a functional programming model, it's important to first know exactly how it differs from the object-oriented approach.

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The 5 SOLID principles of object-oriented design explained

In this primer on SOLID, we'll examine the five principles this development ideology embodies, the practices they encourage and the reasons these concepts matter.

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How to make a strong business case for software projects

Every software project proposal requires in-depth research into the technical aspects at play, but the business case for the project should tone down the tech talk.


A review of 7 software architecture visualization tools

Visualization tools like Visio and can provide a lot of benefits when it comes to software architecture design and management, but choosing the right one is important.

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Application Architecture Basics

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    OAuth (Open Authorization)

    OAuth (Open Authorization) is an open standard authorization framework for token-based authorization on the internet.

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    Middleware is software that bridges the gap between applications and operating systems by providing a method for communication and data management.

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    REST (REpresentational State Transfer)

    REST (REpresentational State Transfer) is an architectural style for developing web services and systems that can easily communicate with each other.

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