8 Application Architecture


  • Application architecture patterns that protect the integrity of your domain model
  • The difference between application and bounded context architectures
  • The role and responsibilities of application services
  • How to support various application clients

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Domain-Driven Design (DDD) focuses on managing the challenges of building applications with complex domain logic by isolating the business complexities from the technical concerns. Up until now, this book has only looked at techniques to enable teams to model a useful conceptual abstraction of the problem domain. This chapter, however, looks at patterns that enable the domain model to be utilized in the context of an application, taking into consideration persistence, presentation, and other technical requirements.

Application Architecture

Developing software while following the principles of DDD does not require you to use any particular application architecture style. But one thing that your architecture must support is the isolation of your domain logic.

Separating the Concerns of Your Application

To avoid turning your codebase into a Big Ball of Mud (BBoM) and thus weakening the integrity and ultimately the ...

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