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Babylon as a Feature

The Tower of Babylon is a myth meant to explain why the world’s peoples speak different languages. In modern IT systems, it’s often a requirement to support multiple languages. Such internationalization (i18n for short) is a tough challenge – and this post describes a simple solution to just the tiny part of multilingual documents. Our solution combines the simplicity of the plain-text format AsciiDoc with a simple yet versatile build script to support multiple languages (like EN and DE) and multiple output formats (like PDF and HTML).

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Decentralized Architecture: What’s Behind Blockchains?

Fueled by ever new highs in cryptocurrency prices, there is currently a lively debate about blockchains. Some praise the “self-sustaining” currencies as saviors in times of crisis, while others see their excessive power consumption as a climate killer.

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The (new) Software Architecture Foundation curriculum

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Migrating the iSAQB® Mock Examination to AsciiDoc

The iSAQB(R) provides a mock-examination for the Foundation-Level certification. This post shows how we moved this exam from docx format to AsciiDoc, facilitating collaboration and enabling automated generation of the required multilingual document variants.

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iSAQB Advanced Level examination anti-patterns

As the “crowning glory” of the iSAQB(R) Advanced Certification, you have to write an approximately 40-page-long paper (AKA architectural solution) to a given problem. During our 5+ years of experience in reviewing such papers, we found several anti-patterns. This blog post aims to help future CPSA-A aspirants to avoid these nasty glitches.

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