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9. Data Transfer Objects

Les Jackson1 
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Chapter Summary

In this chapter we’ll complete the final piece of our architectural puzzled and introduce Data Transfer Objects.

When Done, You Will

  • Understand what Data Transfer Objects (DTOs) are.

  • Understand why you should use DTOs.

  • Have started to implement DTOs in our solution.

Architecture Review

Outlining what we’ve either (a) started to implement or (b) fully implemented, our architectural is evolving nicely.
Figure 9-1

Architecture Progress

To summarize, we’ve
  • Fully implemented ...

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