frameworks = components + patterns

Ralph Johnson, CACM Nov. 1997

self-documentation Principle

Bertrand Meyer, OO Software Construction 2nd ed.

the designer of a module should strive to make all information about the module part of the module itself ...

the benefits of frameworks stem from the inversion of control

A Framework defines an Architecture?

software architecture = a set of rules, guidelines, interfaces, and conventions used to define how components and applications communicate and interoperate with eachother ...

see patterns