In this somewhat of a long post, I will go over some of the lessons I and my team learned while building an event driven architecture at work, why did we build it, recommendations and watch-outs for anyone else thinking of doing the same. This is more of a field report from a real life environment so there is a generous helping of pragmatism around architecture and careful and deliberate avoidance of dogma and purism.

Couple of days ago, we had an outage in one of our production APIs that’s built with ASP.NET Core 2.0 and all we got to see in all our logging was something similar to this which doesn’t really help reveal the root cause: After much debugging hassle for several hours we found that it was […]

Seeing as micro-service architectures are all the rage these days, I decided to dip into it by building…

In part 2, I talked about my domain modeling thought process so this post is about trying to persist those objects for long term storage. Although the avenue for different data storage provider is always open with the kind of design I will talk about here, my default data store tends to be SQL Server […]

Application services can be loosely compared with the business logic layer of the yesteryear with one key difference, application services don’t actually contain any business logic neither they enforce any business logic.

If you are not sure who this API is going to benefit and how, chances are You Ain’t Gonna Need It

Its often assumed that legacy code should not be refactored because no one knows what worms are hidden in that can and what kind of monstrous bugs will be unleashed upon the users if that code is refactored. In some cases, it does seem to hold however, done in smaller chunks to the code that […]