Fear the Ubergeek

Ubergeek is a strange and wonderful creature. He possesses supernatural powers for retaining vast swathes of detail in his head at one time. This makes him designed for coding, a priceless gem when you need to get version 1 of … Read More

Restructure101 version 2 released

For Restructure101 version 2 (press release) we rolled in a load of feature requests that came back from users of version 1. A lot of these were around making the existing functionality more accessible. Others make version 1 use-cases much … Read More

The value of codebase structure

Most experienced engineers would accept that there are attributes of a code base under the heading of “structure” or “architecture”, that make a substantial difference to the ease of development. However, since there is some cost to improving these attributes, … Read More

Structure101 adds Doxygen and Understand support for C/C++, Delphi/Pascal and Python

Thanks to Marcio Marchini who developed Doxygen and Understand flavors or “third-party parser plugins”, Structure101, Restructure101 and Structure101 Build now support the parsing of: C, C++ using Doxygen, or Understand from Scientific Toolworks; Delphi/Pascal using ModelMaker, or Understand; beta support … Read More

Understanding a very large codebase

I have been meaning to do some scalability tests on Structure101 for some time now but something always seems to get in the way. Step in the end of the last working day before Christmas. Just fire some code at it, … Read MoreRead More

Upcoming JUG Appearances

Headway founder, Chris Chedgey, will be presenting “Modularizing an existing code-base” at the following Java User Group Events in the first quarter of 2012: Brussels Java User Group, January 12, April 26 Berlin Java User Group, March 6 Essen Java … Read More

Making Hudson/Jenkins builds unstable on architecture violations or bad dependencies.

Structure101 Build (for Java, .Net and more) can be invoked in Hudson/Jenkins via an Ant, Maven or Execute Shell Script build step. In this post I will show example use cases of how to use each build step, and how … Read MoreRead More

Structure101 User Group Sponsorship

@chedgey met up with a couple of JUG leaders at the recent Java One, and between them they bashed out our sponsorship of Java User Groups worldwide. We would be delighted to also extend our offer to the .NET User Group (DNUG) community. If … Read MoreRead More

A guide to using the Structure101-Maven-Plugin

Checking architecture conformance or complexity thresholds at build time is easy to set up with the Structure101 Maven Plugin – this is a step-by-step guide, discussing some options along the way. … Read More

The Structure101 Project Model

So you just opened a Repository project, edited the Architecture diagrams, only to discover that there is no way to save your edits! What is going on here?! Our project model is somewhat convoluted – there is a sort of logic … Read MoreRead More