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Implementing Domain-Driven Design by Vaughn Vernon

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Chapter 4. Architecture

Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.

—Frank Gehry

One of the big advantages of DDD is that it doesn’t require the use of any specific architecture. Since our carefully crafted Core Domain (2) resides at the heart of a Bounded Context (2), it enables one or more architectural influences to play a role in the entire application or system.1 Some architectural influences surround the domain model and have a broad overall effect, while others address specific demands. The goal is to use just the right choices and combinations of architecture and architecture patterns.

1. This chapter is about architectural styles, application architectures, and architecture patterns. A style describes ...

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