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Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, free!

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free! If you are engaged in designing applications that - at least partially - utilizes Microsoft technologies, this free book provides a treasure trove of information:

Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, 2nd Edition

  • Understand the underlying architecture and design principles and patterns for developing successful solutions on the Microsoft platform and the .NET Framework.
  • Identify appropriate strategies and design patterns that will help you design your solution's layers, components, and services.
  • Identify and address the key engineering decision points for your solution.
  • Identify and address the key quality attributes and crosscutting concerns for your solution.
  • Create a candidate baseline architecture for your solution.
  • Choose the right technologies for your solution.
  • Identify patterns & practices solution assets and further guidance that will help you to implement your solution