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Agile Architecture by Molly Dishman and Martin Fowler

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I'm copying here what Mahmoud Atef mentioned in his post on Linkedin that sums up this video. I think it's really important to follow such tips in order to provide some sort of architecture management during the software development. Here is what Mahmoud wrote:

I was lucky to listen to  "Agile Architecture" talk by Molly Dishman & Martin Fowler (attached @the end of this post). I come up with eight points that I want to share my thoughts about.

Focus on the things that are hard to change and make them changeable. Mainly, service contracts and database design are the most rigid parts in any architecture design. Sometimes it's OK to fix them if the requirements are very clear from the beginning of the project, which is rare to happen. Most of the time, you need to find a way to simplify the change in these parts whenever it is needed.
Architects are more working as team leads and have to get their hands into code. In agile project, architects are almost engaged …

Java EE 7 Maven Coordinates

This is a useful link that contains the Maven dependencies for the Java EE platform APIs.
https://wikis.oracle.com/display/GlassFish/Java+EE+7+Maven+Coordinates

Adding MyBatis mapper files dynamically

I'm currently working in a project that we needed to implement such case. Assuming you are using MyBatis CDI in a EJB/CDI context, the bellow code will produce the MyBatis SqlSessionFactory for the MyBatis mapper files that are defined in a static way.

First, your Configuration.xml will only contain the database connection as bellow:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?> <!DOCTYPE configuration PUBLIC "-//mybatis.org//DTD Config 3.0//EN" "http://mybatis.org/dtd/mybatis-3-config.dtd"> <configuration> <environments default="development"> <environment id="development"> <transactionManager type="JDBC"/> <dataSource type="UNPOOLED"> <property name="driver" value="oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver"/> <property name="url" value="jdbc:oracle:thin:@<HOST&g…