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Read the best books to build Software Architecture understanding.

A well-written and thorough book can be an amazing path to build deeper understanding of Software Architecture and also act as a handbook as you discover the internet's vast resources.

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Maintainable JavaScript: Writing Readable Code

Maintainable JavaScript: Writing Readable Code

You may have definite ideas about writing code when working alone, but team development requires that everyone use the same approach. With the JavaScript practices in this book—including code style, programming tips, and automation—you will learn how to write maintainable code that other team members can easily understand, adapt, and extend.

Microservice APIs

Microservice APIs

Microservice APIs teaches you practical techniques for designing robust microservices with APIs that are easy to understand, consume, and maintain. You'll benefit from author José Haro Peralta's years of experience experimenting with microservices architecture, dodging pitfalls and learning from mistakes he's made. Inside you'll find strategies for delivering successful API integrations, implementing services with clear boundaries, managing cloud deployments, and handling microservices security. Written in a framework-agnostic manner, its universal principles can easily be applied to your favorite stack and toolset.

Effective TypeScript

Effective TypeScript

TypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript with the potential to solve many of the headaches for which JavaScript is famous. But TypeScript has a learning curve of its own, and understanding how to use it effectively can take time. This book guides you through 62 specific ways to improve your use of TypeScript.

Designing Data-Intensive Applications

Designing Data-Intensive Applications

Data is at the center of many challenges in system design today. Difficult issues need to be figured out, such as scalability, consistency, reliability, efficiency, and maintainability. In addition, we have an overwhelming variety of tools, including relational databases, NoSQL datastores, stream or batch processors, and message brokers. What are the right choices for your application? How do you make sense of all these buzzwords?

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Courses to deepen your Software Architecture skills.

These days, courses are no longer a sequence of videos. They are usually accompanied by projects and a learning community, keeping you accountable and on the path.

Our experts recommend these courses, from free selections to paid programs.

Design Patterns in Swift

Design Patterns in Swift

Design Patterns are reusable solutions to common programming problems. They were popularized with the 1994 book Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software by Erich Gamma, John Vlissides, Ralph Johnson and Richard Helm (who are commonly known as a Gang of Four, hence the GoF acronym).

Data Engineering on Google Cloud platform

Data Engineering on Google Cloud platform

End to end batch processing,data orchestration and real time streaming analytics on GCP

Your First 90 Days as a new Engineering Manager

Your First 90 Days as a new Engineering Manager

So you got the job of a data or software engineering manager - what do you do and where do you start? Most companies don't have training programs for managers, or for people who want to move into management. This course will help put you on the right path - we outline what to do for your first 90 days as an engineering manager. We will walk you through the most important parts of your role you should focus on, and how you should get started.

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