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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

Exploring the personality traits and skills of an effective architect

Being an effective solution architect can be both challenging and game-changing in today's rapidly changing and disruptive business world.

In this section, we'll take a look at some of the most important personality traits, soft skills, and qualities that are needed to become an efficient, practical, and business value-focused solution architect who can make a difference within a company.

Leading by example

Solution architects are responsible for leading all the architecture activities of a solution or a product. They should set the right direction for the team, enforce an innovative culture, and build an inspiring vision. One of the leadership skills that you should prove as a solution architect is to lead by example—walk the talk. So, what does that mean exactly? Let's imagine the following:

  • There is the leader who asks people to stay late at work to solve problems but then...