Books for Software Architects – a collection (from Linkedin group “97 things an architect….”)

1. The Art of System Architecting; Eberhardt Rechtin + Mark W. Maier; CRC Press; 1997

2. xUnit Test Patterns.

3. Essential Software Architecture, by Gorton.

4. Beyond Software Architecture:Creating and Sustaining Winning Solutions, by Holmann.

5. Glen, P. (2003). Leading geeks: How to manage and lead people who deliver technology. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

6. Xia, W., & Lee, G. (2004). Grasping the Complexity of IS Development Projects. Communications of the ACM, 47(5), 68–74.

7. Cooke-Davies, T., Cicmil, S., Crawford, L., & Richardson, K. (2008). We’re Not in Kansas Anymore, Toto: Mapping the Strange Landscape of Complexity Theory, and Its Relationship to Project Mangement. IEEE Engineering Management Review, 36(2), 5–21.

8. The No Asshole Rule, Robert I Sutton

9. The Nonverbal Advantage, Carol Kinsley Goman

10. Group Dynamics for Teams, Daniel J. Levi

11. How Google Tests Software, James A Whittaker

12. Agile Testing, Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory

13. Release It!, Michael T. Nygard

14. Continuous Delivery, Jez Humble and David Farley

15. Clean Code, Robert C. Martin

16. The Productive Programmer, Neil Ford

17. The Pragmatic Programmer, Andrew Hunt and David Thomas

18. Brown, W. J., Malveau, R. C., McCormick III, H. W., & Mowbray, T. J. (1998). AntiPatterns: refactoring software, architectures, and projects in crisis. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, NY, USA.

19. The Mythical Man Month

20. Babar, M. A., Dingsoyr, T., Lago, P., & Vliet, H. (2009). Knowledge Management in Software Architecture: Theory and Practice. Berlin, Germany: Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

21. Williams, B. J., & Carver, J. C. (2010). Characterizing software architecture changes: A systematic review. Information and Software Technology, 52(1), 31–51.

22. Kruchten, P., Capilla, R., & Duenas, J. (2009). The Decision View’s Role in Software Architecture Practice. IEEE Software, 26(2), 36.

23. Falessi, D., Babar, M. A., Cantone, G., & Kruchten, P. (2010). Applying empirical software engineering to software architecture: challenges and lessons learned. Empirical Software Engineering, 15(3), 250–276.

24. Jansen, A., Avgeriou, P., & van der Ven, J. S. (2009). Enriching software architecture documentation. Journal of Systems and Software, 82(8), 1232–1248.

25. Documenting software architectures: views and beyond. Boston, MA: Pearson Education.

26. Software Architecture in Practice

27. Evaluating Software Architectures, Methods and Case Studies

28. Documenting Software Architecture, Views and Beyond

29. Architecture-Centric Software Project Management: A Practical Guide



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