CQRS vs Specification pattern

This is an article about how two DDD patterns contradict each other.

New online course: CQRS in Practice

My new online training course CQRS in Practice went live.

In Defense of Lazy Loading

In this article, we’ll talk about ORMs and lazy loading.

Entity Identity vs Database Primary Key

Today, we’ll discuss the difference between identity in the DDD sense and database primary keys. We often mix the two together but are they really the same thing?

EF Core 2.1 vs NHibernate 5.1: DDD perspective

That was probably a long wait for those of you who follow my blog. But, better late than never, so here it is: another comparison of Entity Framework and NHibernate, in which I bash EF Core and present it as an unbiased review. Just kidding, I do try to be unbiased here to the best of my skills.

Value Objects and Identity

Today’s article is an answer to a reader’s question about the use of Value Objects to represent the identity of an entity.

Non-determinism in tests

This is the final post in my series about unit testing anti-patterns. This one is about non-determinism in tests.

Overriding methods in classes-dependencies

I’m continuing my unit testing anti-patterns article series. Today, we will talk about overriding methods in classes-dependencies.

New course: Domain-Driven Design: Working with Legacy Projects

My new training course Domain-Driven Design: Working with Legacy Projects went live.

NHibernate supports .NET Core 2.0

Good news everyone! NHibernate 5.1 is released with the support of .NET Core 2.0 and .NET Standard 2.0.