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 +====== Architecture ======
 +===== Meaning 1 =====
  
 +==== Alternative Terms ====
 +/*i.e. alternative names meaning the same thing*/
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 +==== Definition ====
 +The **software architecture** defines the coarse structures of the system and how to think about the software as a developer.
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 +==== Description ====
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 +==== Examples ====
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 +==== Alternative Definitions ====
 +/*i.e. slightly different definitions for basically the same thing*/
 +This is one of the more popular definitions:​
 +> The software architecture of a program or computing system is the structure or structures of the system, which comprise software elements, the externally visible properties of those elements, and the relationships among them.((Len Bass, Paul Clements and Rick Kazman: //Software Architecture in Practice//​))
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 +There are [[http://​www.sei.cmu.edu/​architecture/​start/​glossary/?​location=tertiary-nav&​source=18844|plenty of other definitions]],​ too.
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 +==== See Also ====
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 +==== Further Reading ====
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 +----
 +===== Other Meanings =====
 +/*i.e. the same term referring to something different; put short mentions here or better add more detailed descriptions as additional sections */
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 +----
 +===== Discussion =====
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 +Discuss this wiki article and the term on the corresponding [[talk:​glossary:​Architecture|talk page]].
glossary/architecture.txt · Last modified: 2013-08-11 14:21 by christian