Microsoft Solutions Framework
The MSF Link
Started using MSF and researching MS patterns and practices. Microsoft patterns & practices are Microsoft’s proven recommendations for how to design, develop, deploy, and operate architecturally sound application for the Microsoft platform.
If you start exploring P&P, the best thing about it is it sparks off innovative technology ideas!!, apart from learning the best patterns and practices.
For instance, Consider Mobile development,
check this out:
Mobile client factory:
I am using MSF extensively in my university distributed systems project and is definitely the way forward.
Life is so miserable for a software architect given the type of application , the stakeholders and domain. oops!
Agile or scrum, RUP or MSF or just Iterative development!! ??!!
It's now that I've realized "The only way around it is through it" and it comes for a price called "EXPERIENCE"!!!