Structure101 lets you work with both structure (the whole code-base as it is) and architecture (the subset of the structure that you really care about, and how it should be). It lets you define the architecture in the context of … Read More
This update now checks for architecture violations automatically when you do a build (previous version was “on-demand” only). More on structure101 IDE plug-ins.
Here are some architecture diagrams for Spring Framework 2.1 M3 (released yesterday). You can point the (free) structure101 plug-in at these and get IDE warnings if your customizations break Jeurgen’s architecture. Here is the top level breakout of org.springframework: Structure101 … Read More
In an excellent on-line presentation Juergen Hoeller gives rationale and guidelines for controlling the structure of large, evolving code-bases. Juergen is the chief architect of the Spring framework, which as I have previously pointed out is structurally almost perfect. This … Read More