I just added a new article to my site. There is a lot going on in the area of SOA
patterns but not everything that shines is gold. It thought it's time I'd share my
thoughts on the intersection between patterns and SOA.
Design Patterns have enjoyed enormous popularity in the software community and have
become somewhat of a fad. This can make it challenging to distinguish patterns that
convey new knowledge from recipes or tutorials that have been cast into patterns form.
This article examines the role patterns play in the adoption of new technologies and
architectural styles. In particular it describes why the shift to service-oriented
architectures requires us to discover, document, and share new patterns.
Read the full article.