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The Standard Software Architecture is Still 'Big Balls of Mud'

04.18.2013
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Why Mud Still Rules from Øredev Conference on Vimeo.

The cause of programmatic pulchritude has been championed by many, from the Literate Programming boomlet of the seventies, the Architecture craze of the eighties, the Patterns Movement of the nineties, and even the burgeoning Software Crafts movement of the current decade, alas, to little apparent effect. Because, for all our aspirations to the contrary, the de-facto standard software architecture remains the ubiquitous and enduring “Big Ball of Mud”. What are the mudslingers doing right?