Engineering the Future of Software
16–18 October 2017: Conference & Tutorials
18–19 October 2017: Training
London, UK
Mark Richards

Mark Richards
Independent Consultant, Self-employed

Website

Mark Richards is an experienced hands-on software architect involved in the architecture, design, and implementation of microservices architectures, service-oriented architectures, and distributed systems. He’s been in the software industry since 1983 and has significant experience and expertise in application, integration, and enterprise architecture. Mark’s the founder of Developertoarchitect.com, a website devoted to helping developers in the journey to software architect. He’s the author of numerous O’Reilly technical books and videos, including several books on microservices, the Software Architecture Fundamentals video series, Enterprise Messaging video series, Java Message Service, second edition, and a contributing author to 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know. Mark has a master’s degree in computer science and numerous architect and developer certifications from IBM, Sun Microsystems, The Open Group, and Oracle. He’s spoken at hundreds of conferences and user groups around the world on a variety of enterprise-related technical topics.

Sessions

9:059:25 Monday, 16 October 2017
Location: King's Suite - Balmoral
Mark Richards (Self-employed)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 35 ratings)
We must rethink how we approach the design and architecture of software for the future. Architectural modularity will be a cornerstone of these software applications. Mark Richards explores the history of architectural modularity, discusses current architecture patterns that support modularity, and explains why architectural modularity is so important (and necessary). Read more.
10:1510:45 Monday, 16 October 2017
Location: Table B
Mark Richards (Self-employed)
Come talk with Mark about the architecture, design, and implementation of microservices architectures, service-oriented architectures, and distributed systems in J2EE and other technologies. Read more.
9:00 - 17:00 Wednesday, 18 October & Thursday, 19 October
Location: Thames Suite (Waterloo/Tower)
Mark Richards (Self-employed)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 6 ratings)
CNN recently rated software architect the number one job in America. Yet no clear path exists for moving from developer to architect. Mark Richards blends lecture and hands-on real-world group exercises to explore the many aspects of software architecture. You'll learn various integration styles (and when to use them) as well as patterns to fit various business needs and requirements. Read more.