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Eoin Woods, CTO of Endava, an international technology company working in the areas of digital, agile transformation, and automation, is quoted as saying, “Software architecture is the set of design decisions which, if made incorrectly, may cause your project to be canceled.” Not an outcome any of us would want to see. Thus as someone in the field (or potentially anyone with interest in the technology), it is in your best interest to be up-to-date and informed on the latest strategies, innovative designs, principles, and methodologies that are available today.  

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With new technologies emerging every day, the onus is on you to keep yourself educated and aware. Unlimited access to this Software Architecture eBook Bundle published by Reilly gives you the opportunity to learn new things and refer back whenever you need to. Available now for $9.99–that’s only $2.00 per book–you just might impress a few people (like your boss!) with your newfound knowledge.

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