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Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Analysis Patterns and Contradictory Observations

I enjoyed _Analysis Patterns_ when Martin Fowler wrote that. Wow, it's
been 16 years. I found the book fascinating by discussing conceptual
topics, notdesigns. I really enjoy learning about all the various
worlds in which software is applied.

Martin recently wrote an update on "observations"...


Interesting problems are hardly ever simple. Finding simplifying
patterns and (relatively) simple solutions to complex problems is

As this article points out, "simplifying" can mean finding the essence
of what is important without being "simplistic".

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