Microservices, Monoliths, Modularity – Shearing Layers for Flexibility

Over the last fifteen months, many electrons have been expended discussing the relative merits of the application architecture styles commonly referred to as microservices and monoliths. Both styles have their advocates, and the interesting aspect is not their differences, but their agreement on one core principle - modularity. Both camps seem to agree that "good"

Laziness as a Virtue in Software Architecture

Laziness may be one of the Seven Deadly Sins, but it can be a virtue in software development. As Matt Osbun observed: I often refer to myself as a lazy developer. Occurred to me that people might not get the reference. pic.twitter.com/zmjDZjkTd6— Matt Osbun (@MattOsbun) February 6, 2015 Robert Heinlein noted the benefits of laziness: