Getting Started with Vertical Slice Architecture

This chapter introduces Vertical Slice Architecture, an effective way to organize our ASP.NET Core applications. Vertical Slice Architecture moves elements from multiple layers to a feature-oriented design, helping us maintain a clean, simple, cohesive, loosely coupled, and manageable codebase.

Vertical Slice Architecture flips our architectural perspective toward simplified architecture. Historically, we divided the logic of a feature across various layers like UI, business logic, and data access. With Vertical Slice Architecture, we create independent slices of functionality instead. Think of your application as a rectangular cake; instead of cutting it horizontally (layers), we’re cutting ...

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