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What Exactly Is Software Architecture?

That thing many talk about but only a few actually do

From time to time someone mentions this term. In the most diverse contexts. It’s a term that has been used to express many different things, and when a word can mean anything, it ends up meaning nothing. In this article I explain my own vision, after a lot of study, about what software architecture actually is, in the most precise way I could until now.




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