How to Create an Effective Technical Architectural Diagram?

Concepts

1. What Is an Architecture?

2. What Is an Architectural Diagram?

3. What are Functions of an Architectural Diagram?

4. Types of Architectural Diagrams

Scenario View

Logical View

Physical View

Process View

Development View

What Makes for an Effective Architectural Diagram?

Common Challenges When Depicting Architectural Diagrams

1. What does a square represent?

2. What do dotted lines and solid lines mean? What does an arrow mean? What do the colors mean?

3. Are there any conflicts between runtime and compile time? Are there any level conflicts?

My Recommended Drawing Method

1. System Context Diagram

Usage

How to Depict the Diagram

2. Container Diagram

Usage

How to Depict the Diagram

3. Component Diagram

Usage

4. Code or Class Diagram

Case Study

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