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Aug
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comment Best practices for graph representation of a system architecture?
My angle regarding the architecture bit is more that I am interested in how (or if perhaps) people describe them graphically, rather than to see how my system architecture fits into the whole bowl of alphabet soup. But to sooth my general appetite for learning I will try to pick up a copy of the book you mention. If anything I might learn what people consider being so special with software architecture ;)
Aug
23
comment Best practices for graph representation of a system architecture?
I think my approach has two stages. First, the project is large enough not to 'fit' into an average size developer head. For example, what goes into a particular file that gets written there and read here. I prefer glancing at a big chart is quicker than trying to drill down in source code. This part is trivial though, I could just literally draw it in MS Paint or something. Second, as much as I am curious to see whether there are tools for this, I do realized that would up the ante quite a bit. Such tools would have to be configured etc, so in the long run automation could be a net cost.
Aug
23
comment Best practices for graph representation of a system architecture?
@Andrew: Any tool that requires me to reach over to my mouse one time too many immediately gets garbage collected, that clears away a majority of the IDEs 8)
Aug
23
comment Best practices for graph representation of a system architecture?
Good points. It's always tricky choosing which aspects of the system to go into the documentation. I'm in luck here though, very small set of people who're looking at this thing, and we're all pretty much coming in from the same perspective.
Aug
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Aug
22
comment Best practices for graph representation of a system architecture?
@Tader, that looks very nice. Some of the examples look very similar to what I was thinking. Mille gracias
Aug
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