“The Message Is the Application (TMITA)” is an interesting design pattern. I’d like to discuss it’s challenges.

The inspiration for this post comes from reading the masterpiece Righting Software by Juval Lowy. In the book Juval teaches the basics of decomposition and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and design. After teaching the basics Chapter 5 is an example. The example leaps off the deep end and uses TMITA design pattern. I wrote this article because book club discussions about the example made it clear that people were having difficulty following along. The reason I came up with is the complexity of TMITA…


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