Documenting software architecture, Part 2, Develop the system context

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Tilak Mitra

Date archived: November 8, 2016 | First published: May 13, 2008

In this series, learn why and how you should document software architecture. This second article provides guidance for documenting your system context information. The system context is the first architecture artifact you should capture. Learn how to use a system context diagram and information flows to develop and document the system context for your system or application's software architecture.

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