Software Architecture with C++

By Adrian Ostrowski , Piotr Gaczkowski
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About this book

Software architecture refers to the high-level design of complex applications. It is evolving just like the languages we use. Modern C++ allows developers to write high-performance apps in a high-level language without sacrificing readability and maintainability. If you're working with modern C++, this practical guide will help you put your knowledge to work and design distributed, large-scale apps. You'll start by getting up to speed with architectural concepts, including established patterns and rising trends. The book will then explain what software architecture is and help you explore its components. Next, you'll discover the design concepts involved in application architecture and the patterns in software development, before going on to learn how to build, package, integrate, and deploy your components. In the concluding chapters, you'll explore different architectural qualities, such as maintainability, reusability, testability, performance, scalability, and security. Finally, you will get an overview of distributed systems, such as service-oriented architecture, microservices, and cloud-native, and understand how to apply them in application development.

By the end of this book, you'll be able to build distributed services using modern C++ and associated tools to deliver solutions as per your clients' requirements.

Publication date:
April 2021

About the Authors

  • Adrian Ostrowski

    Adrian Ostrowski is a modern C++ enthusiast interested in the development of both the C++ language itself and the high-quality code written in it. A lifelong learner with over a decade of experience in the IT industry and more than 8 years of experience with C++ specifically, he's always eager to share his knowledge. His past projects range from parallel computing, through fiber networking, to working on a commodity exchange's trading system. Currently, he's one of the architects of Intel and Habana's integration with machine learning frameworks.

    In his spare time, Adrian used to promote music bands together with Piotr and has learned how to fly a glider. Currently, he likes riding his bicycle, going to music events, and browsing memes.

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  • Piotr Gaczkowski

    Piotr Gaczkowski has more than 10 years of experience in programming and practicing DevOps and uses his skills to improve people's lives. He likes building simple solutions to human problems, organizing cultural events, and teaching fellow professionals. Piotr is keen on automating boring activities and using his experience to share knowledge by conducting courses and writing articles about personal growth and remote work.

    He has worked in the IT industry both in full-time positions and as a freelancer, but his true passion is music. When not making his skills useful at work, you can find him building communities.

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