Microsoft Application Architecture Guide 2nd Edition

Free eBook: Microsoft Application Architecture Guide 2nd Edition

Free 560 page eBook from Microsoft: “Microsoft Application Architecture Guide 2nd Edition”. The goal of this guide is to help developers and solution architects build effective, high quality applications on the Microsoft platform and the .NET Framework more quickly and with less risk by leveraging tried and trusted architecture and design principles and patterns.


The guide will help you to: Understand the underlying architecture and design principles and patterns for developing successful solutions on the Microsoft platform. Identify appropriate strategies and design patterns that will help you design your solution’s layers, components, and services. Identify and address the key engineering decision points for your solution. Identify and address the key quality attributes and crosscutting concerns for your solution. Choose the right technologies for your solution. Create a candidate baseline architecture for your solution. Identify patterns & practices solution assets and further guidance that will help you to implement your solution.

Table of Contents

  • What Is Software Architecture?
  • Key Principles of Software Architecture
  • Architectural Patterns and Styles
  • A Technique for Architecture and Design
  • Layered Application Guidelines
  • Presentation Layer Guidelines Overview
  • Business Layer Guidelines
  • Data Layer Guidelines
  • Service Layer Guidelines
  • Component Guidelines
  • Designing Presentation Components
  • Designing Business Components
  • Designing Business Entities
  • Designing Workflow Components
  • Designing Data Components
  • Quality Attributes
  • Crosscutting Concerns
  • Communication and Messaging
  • Physical Tiers and Deployment
  • Choosing an Application Type
  • Designing Web Applications
  • Designing Rich Client Applications
  • Designing Rich Internet Applications
  • Designing Mobile Applications
  • Designing Service Applications
  • Designing Hosted and Cloud Services
  • Designing Office Business Applications
  • Designing SharePoint LOB Applications

Book Details

Author(s): Microsoft Patterns & Practices Team
Format(s): PDF, HTML
File size: 7.59 MB
Number of pages: 560
Link: Download or read online.

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