II: The Building Blocks of a Model-Driven Design
To keep a software implementation crisp and in lockstep with a model, in spite of messy realities, you must apply the best practices of modeling and design. This book is not an introduction to object-oriented design, nor does it propose radical design fundamentals. Domain-driven design shifts the emphasis of certain conventional ideas.
Certain kinds of decisions keep the model and implementation aligned with each other, each reinforcing the other’s effectiveness. This alignment requires attention to the details of individual elements. Careful crafting at this small scale gives developers a steady platform from which to apply the modeling approaches of Parts III and IV.
The design style in this ...