Topic: martin fowler

Martin Fowler revisits refactoring

When software developer and industry thought leader Martin Fowler first approached the topic of refactoring in his book — Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code — it was the late 1990s and early 2000s, with the original edition of the book coming out in 2000. Since then, a lot has changed in the software … continue reading

Can microservices save U.S. retailers?

The retail landscape as we know it is in trouble. Credit Suisse estimates that 25 percent of U.S. malls will close within the next five years. More than 5,300 physical stores have already closed in the U.S. between January 1, 2017 and June 20, 2017, with thousands more projected to close by the end of … continue reading

Martin Fowler: Monolithic apps first, microservices later

Organizations interested in a microservices architecture should start with a monolithic approach first, then move to a microservice approach later, according to Martin Fowler, software engineer, author and a thought leader on Continuous Integration and microservices. He said he noticed two common patterns from teams using a microservices approach: The successful teams started with a … continue reading Protection Status