Design Heuristics

Distilling your design heuristics using practical examples.

Published on 26 April 2018 by @mathiasverraes

Video for my DDD eXchange 2018 keynote in London

Abstract

Software design principles aspire to be universal. And yet, when you create software, you sometimes intentionally violate principles.

You might not be able to explain why this “wrong” design somehow “feels” better. You’re applying your own, unspoken design heuristics. Bringing them out in the open, improves design discussions, and helps you build a larger toolkit for making better tradeoffs.

In this session, Mathias will explore the benefits of distilling your design heuristics using practical examples.

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2018
Topic Event Type Location Date
Advanced Domain-Driven Design DDD Europe workshop Brussels, Paris 2018
Design Heuristics DDD eXchange keynote London April 2018
DDD for Messaging Architectures ExploreDDD workshop Denver Sep 2018
Design Heuristics Kandddinsky talk Berlin Oct 2018
Tactical DDD Kandddinsky workshop Berlin Oct 2018
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