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Discussion on: What should I know to be a software architect?

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stereobooster Author

I guess we get confused somewhere in the middle. My question never was about a title. I asked how to gain knowledge (or experience) in most effective way and what kind of knowledge people consider to be most valuable (in sense of giving most insight).

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Joshua Johnson

Build stuff my friend. That’s it. Gain the knowledge by building stuff and leading teams. See what works and what doesn’t.

Seems like you want a simple answer like, if you read book X or blog post Y, it will tell you how to be a software architect. It takes real experience in the field of software development. You cannot skip all the hard work it takes to earn the badge.

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