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Microsoft .NET: Architecting Applications for the Enterprise, Second Edition by Andrea Saltarello, Dino Esposito

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Chapter 9. Implementing Domain Model

Talk is cheap. Show me the code.

—Linus Torvalds

The quote at the beginning of the chapter, the essence of which we can summarize as “show me the code” (or SMTC for short), is the final sentence in a short answer that Torvalds gave on a Linux mailing list years ago. The original is here: https://lkml.org/lkml/2000/8/25/132. Since then, SMTC has been used often to break up potentially endless discussions that are headed toward analysis/paralysis.

While theory is invaluable, theory without practice is of very little use.

We debated at length about what would have been the best scenario to focus on to show the importance of modeling the business domain within a layered architecture. In the end, we went for an ...

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