Vaughn Vernon in his new book Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model shows how this model can simplify enterprise software development. After an introduction to the basics of the actor model and tutorials on Scala and Akka the rest of the book is a patterns catalogue describing most of the patterns in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns from an actor model perspective.
Implementing Domain Driven Design, has brought clarity to an important but little understood area of software design. As a measure of Software Design literature, Vaughn's work is educational and fun. With real world code samples and sage advice, IDDD guides the reader through the sometimes murky waters of DDD and helps them gain the insight required to start a DDD journey of their own.
Domain-Driven Design Using Naked Objects book, by author Dan Haywood, covers the Domain-Driven Design topic using the open-source Java framework Naked Objects framework (which is now part of the Apache Isis incubator project). InfoQ spoke with Dan about the book, Naked Objects framework and its recent submission to be an Apache project.
Almost every application has to access data to do its work. Hades is an open source library that's built on top of JPA and Spring to aid the creation of DAOs by reducing the effort required. 7
The Axon framework is a Java implementation of the Command and Query Responsibility Segregation. InfoQ talked with its creator, Allard Buijze, to find out more. 9
In this article, author Alberto Brandolini discusses the many sides of bounded contexts and how to use them to build a context map to support key decisions in a software development project. 6
In this article, the layered architecture of test automation is presented to solve the problem of test logic getting buried in unrelated supporting code. 9