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Solution Architecture with .NET

By : Jamil Hallal
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Solution Architecture with .NET

By: Jamil Hallal

Overview of this book

Understanding solution architecture is a must to build and integrate robust systems to meet your client’s needs. This makes it crucial for a professional .NET software engineer to learn the key skills of a .NET solution architect to create a unique digital journey and build solutions for a wide range of industries, from strategy and design to implementation. With this handbook, developers working with the .NET technology will be able to put their knowledge to work. The book takes a hands-on approach to help you become an effective solution architect. You’ll start by learning the principles of the software development life cycle (SDLC), the roles and responsibilities of a .NET solution architect, and what makes a great .NET solution architect. As you make progress through the chapters, you’ll understand the principles of solution architecture and how to design a solution, and explore designing layers and microservices. You'll complete your learning journey by uncovering modern design patterns and techniques for designing and building digital solutions. By the end of this book, you'll have learned how to architect your modern web solutions with ASP.NET Core and Microsoft Azure and be ready to automate your development life cycle with Azure DevOps.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1: Understanding the Responsibilities of a Solution Architect
Section 2: Designing a Solution Architecture
Section 3: Architecting Modern Web Solutions with DevOps Solutions

Chapter 3: What Makes an Effective Solution Architect?

In the previous chapter, we highlighted the importance of the different roles within a software development team. We also explored some key attributes to support you in assembling a powerful and successful team. Why do you need to learn this? Because you might hire the best candidates out there, but if you don't have a proper culture in place, and if the team members are not able to communicate with each other efficiently, you could end up losing the project or your client.

In this chapter, we will primarily focus on the solution architect role. Additionally, we will elaborate on a set of personality traits that should empower you to lead effectively in today's digital world.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of solution architecture
  • Exploring the fundamental soft skills that every solution architect should have
  • Getting to know some common pitfalls that should be avoided...