Presenting the Keys
In order for applications and business users to get easy access to the network of objects and events that mirror the business flow, we need to think in terms of navigation of the network. This starts with the issue of making identification easy.
Clearly the many concatenated identity components on the business side (uniqueness rules) are not practical. As API designers, we are allowed to invent things. One category of creatable things is known as “keys”.
Working with large concatenated keys, for example, is really not very practical. We much prefer ...