By Dave Duggal / April 29, 2016
Quote: “The use of APIs has exploded with the growth of distributed computing, driven by the popularity of the Web, Cloud and now, the Internet of Things (IoT)”
Back in 1999 an academic paper, “The Big Ball of Mud” exposed fundamental limitations of ‘modern’ software development practices. Such papers reflect the tension between the theoretical roots of Computer-Science and the ever-widening commercial applications.
While “Software is eating the world,” software headaches are compounding as old practices can’t support today’s new requirements; they appear ill-suited for our increasingly dynamic, diverse and distributed age.
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