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Implementing Domain-Driven Design by Vaughn Vernon

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Getting Grounded, Getting Airborne

When I was a kid, my father learned to pilot small airplanes. Often the whole family would go up flying. Sometimes we flew to another airport for lunch, then returned. When Dad had less time but longed to be in the air, we’d go out, just the two of us, and circle the airport doing “touch-and-goes.”

We also took some long trips. For those, we always had a map of the route that Dad had earlier charted. Our job as kids was to help navigate by looking out for landmarks below so we could be certain to stay on course. This was great fun for us because it was a challenge to spot objects so far below that exhibited little in the way of identifying details. Actually, I’m sure that Dad always knew where we were. He had ...

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