Welcome to Domain-Driven Design Heuristics

We all use heuristics (even if we haven’t articulated them to others) to discover, understand, explore, create, modify, or extend complex software systems. Billy Vaughn Koen, in Discussion of the Method: Conducting the Engineer’s Approach to Problem Solving, defines a heuristic as, “anything that provides a plausible aid or direction in the solution of a problem but is in the final analysis unjustified, incapable of justification, and potentially fallible.

-Rebecca Wirfs-Brock

Domain-Driven Design Heuristics is a community driven site to document and discuss about Design Heuristics. For now we divide into two different heuristics:

If you want to submit your own heuristics go to Submit Heuristics for explanations.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact: kenny@baasie.com