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Dev is in the details
Connecting the dots between big-picture software architecture and low-level details
Hi, I'm Mike. I'm a software architect with over 20 years of software engineering experience. I design architectures for SaaS and on-premise applications with an emphasis on security. My passion is establishing architecture teams and leveling up the skills of an engineering team.
I'm starting this newsletter to share my experiences and knowledge with a larger audience. I'd also like to better connect with those I've worked with in my career. My goal is to provide information, tools, and resources to develop the careers of other software engineers.
What I find interesting is connecting the dots between big-picture software architecture and low-level details. Big-picture software architecture impacts low-level details. Low-level details affect the big-picture. Understanding how they're entangled has helped me become a better software engineer, and I hope it will do the same for you.
In the Dev Details newsletter, I share my thoughts and experiences on software architecture from a bird's-eye-view and at ground level.
High-level topics such as:
The business impact of architecture
Scalability, both of architecture and of teams
Building a software engineering career and mentoring others
Running architecture teams
Low-level details such as:
Testing, particularly from a behavior and test-driven development perspective
Secure software architecture and secure coding best practices
Maintaining code bases as they evolve
Deep dive debugging
Performance testing and improvements
Sometimes I will talk about high-level topics. Sometimes I will do deep dives. In either case, my goal is that you will learn something new that will aid your software engineering career.
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