IJCOT-book-cover International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends  (IJCOT)          
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Volume - 12 Issue - 1
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Mbugua Samuel Thaiya, Korongo Julia, Samuel Mbugua
DOI : 10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V12I1P302


MLA Style: Mbugua Samuel Thaiya, et al.  "On Software Modular Architecture: Concepts, Metrics and Trends" International Journal of Computer and Organization Trends, vol. 12, no. 1, Jan-Apr. 2022, pp. 3-10.  Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V12I1P302

APA Style: Mbugua Samuel Thaiya, Korongo Julia, Samuel Mbugua (2022). On Software Modular Architecture: Concepts, Metrics and Trends. International Journal of Computer and Organization Trends, 12(1), 3-10. https://doi.org/10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V12I1P302


The emergence of digital computers at the tail end of the last century allowed for the evolution of computer languages from low-level languages of the 1940s to the object-oriented, scripting high-level languages of today. This evolution has, in effect, seen the size and complexity of computer programs increase by a large factor. The software industry has, in response, developed different styles for designing and developing these sophisticated computer programs. While the different styles have advantages and disadvantages and different application domains, modular architecture has stood out as an overarching architecture for designing complicated and enormous software systems of today's world. In this paper, we examine how modularity applies to software architecture design, the concepts of modularity, the metrics of modularity, and current trends in software modularization. We advance the position that modularity will keep influencing software design for the foreseeable future due to the flexibility and the several advantages to the discipline of software design.


Software, Software Architecture, Modular Architecture, Modularity Metrics.


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