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Implementing Domain-Driven Design by Vaughn Vernon

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Guide to This Book

The book Domain-Driven Design by Eric Evans presents what is essentially a large pattern language. A pattern language is a set of software patterns that are intertwined because they are dependent on each other. Any one pattern references one or more other patterns that it depends on, or that depend on it. What does this mean for you?

It means that as you read any given chapter of this book, you could run into a DDD pattern that isn’t discussed in that chapter and that you don’t already know. Don’t panic, and please don’t stop reading out of frustration. The referenced pattern is very likely explained in detail in another chapter of the book.

In order to help unravel the pattern language, I used the syntax found in Table G.1 ...

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