7 years, 5 months ago

What’s My Function…Or Is It Non-Function?

One of the substantial differences between an architect and a software developer is regarding requirements. In general, a developer is concerned with functional requirements while an architect is concerned with non-functional requirements. Of course, there is some overlap between each requirement type and the type of person focusing on each, but that is generally how […]

10 years, 3 months ago

Integration – Send Me a Message

I recently had the opportunity to work on a project where we were bringing in a vendor product that required data integration with a number of our client’s in house transaction applications. We needed to determine how the internal applications would integrate with the new product.  I figured the timing was right to build on […]

10 years, 6 months ago

Hey, Did You Get My Message?

There are different ways for applications to talk to one another. These can include: File Transfer Web Services Shared Data Messaging All have their strengths and weaknesses but for now let’s focus on the advantages of messaging. What is messaging? Messaging is a technology that enables asynchronous communication of messages between systems and also includes […]