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Fueled by ever new highs in cryptocur­rency prices, there is currently a lively debate about blockchains. Some praise the “self-sustaining” currencies as saviors in times of crisis, while others see their excessive power consumption as a climate killer. But which oppor­tu­nities and risks the new technologies harbor for software architecture is rarely a matter of…

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iSAQB Blog DDD Confusion

Verbal confusion In my work as a trainer for domain-driven design (short: DDD), I notice that partic­i­pants of my DDD training courses occasionally have trouble distin­guishing precisely between five terms: domain subdomain context bounded context module Subdo­mains are confused with bounded contexts, or the term module is used as a synonym for subdomain and bounded context.…

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iSAQB-blog CPSA-A Level

This blog post answers the most important questions about the written part of the iSAQB Advanced Level exam. The iSAQB entry level of the Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture certification, the Foundation Level (CPSA‑F), includes a multiple-choice test as an exami­nation. At the second level, the Advanced Level (shortened: CPSA‑A), the examinee works on a paper.…

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iSAQB Blog Functional Architecture Is Better

Wittgen­stein wrote, “The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.” Moritz Nähr, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons And functional architecture works best with functional programming languages. Functional Software Architecture (“FUNAR”) is one of the most advanced curricula in the iSAQB Advanced canon. It’s about the specific techniques for domain modelling and struc­turing software…

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Want to learn Software Architecture? Look no further – the recently released iSAQB Foundation Curriculum covers all your needs! A group of inter­na­tional software architecture experts has been working on optimizing and stream­lining this systematic education path, resulting in the most systematic and practical curriculum ever. The 2021 update is the result of nearly 12 months…

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The iSAQB provides a mock exam for the Foundation Level certification. This post shows how we moved this exam from docx format to AsciiDoc, facil­i­tating collab­o­ration and enabling automated gener­ation of the required multi­lingual document variants. So, this is the story of how we moved from Microsoft Word to AsciiDoc for the collab­o­ration on files…

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In this brand-new podcast episode, Carola Lilienthal, Gernot Starke, and Eberhard Wolff sat together to discuss the iSAQB’s two-level certification scheme CPSA – Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture – in detail. What are the reasons for, and what is the actual meaning of the CPSA certification program? Which are the benefits for partic­i­pants, but also…

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iSAQB member Mischa Soujon

Christoph Witte: Hello, my name is Christoph Witte. I’m a freelance journalist. I’m here in front of the booth of the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board at the OOP conference in Munich. And I want to talk to Mischa Soujon. He’s working at IBM as a solution architect, making proto­types, and proof of concept for…

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Christoph Witte: Hello, my name is Christoph Witte, I’m a freelance journalist, and we are here in front of the booth of the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board at the OOP conference in Munich. Today I’d like to talk with Alexander Simon. He’s an IT consultant and owner of the company emax-it. And he’s an…

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iSAQB member Gerhard Wanner

Christoph Witte: Hello, my name is Christoph Witte. I’m a freelance IT journalist, and I’m here at the booth of the inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board at the OOP conference in Munich. I want to talk to Gerhard Wanner. He’s a professor at the University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart, and he’s teaching students in software…

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