III: Refactoring Toward Deeper Insight

Part II of this book laid a foundation for maintaining the correspondence between model and implementation. Using a proven set of basic building blocks along with consistent language brings some sanity to the development effort.

Of course, the real challenge is to actually find an incisive model, one that captures subtle concerns of the domain experts and can drive a practical design. Ultimately, we hope to develop a model that captures a deep understanding of the domain. This should make the software more in tune with the way the domain experts think and more responsive to the user’s needs. This part of the book will clarify that goal, describe the process by which it can be approached, and explain some ...

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