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DDD and EF Core 3: Preserving Encapsulation

by Vladimir Khorikov

This course shows how to build highly encapsulated domain models on one hand and leverage the full power of EF Core on the other.

What you'll learn

Entity Framework has made great progress over the past several years and introduced a lot of features that help you build rich, highly encapsulated domain models. In this course, DDD and EF Core: Preserving Encapsulation, you will learn foundational knowledge of pitfalls and shortcomings to be aware of when applying Domain-driven Design to applications with EF Core. First, you will learn how to preserve encapsulation of your domain models in such applications. Next, you will discover various mapping techniques that will help you to build complex domain models. Finally, you will explore the tips and tricks that will help you navigate around the common ORMs’ issues. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Domain-driven Design needed to adhere to DDD principles without compromising on domain model encapsulation.

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About the author

Vladimir Khorikov is the author of the book Unit Testing Principles, Practices, and Patterns: He has been professionally involved in software development for over 15 years, including mentoring teams on the ins and outs of unit testing. He's also the founder of the Enterprise Craftsmanship blog, where he reaches 500 thousand software developers yearly. He started as an adviser on general programming topics, but lately has shifted his focus to unit testing with a central ... more

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