The Value of Ubiquitous Language

Understanding the problem space

  • I think having a good understanding of your problem space results in higher quality software.

Communication between dev & business is simplified

  • There’s less layers of translation. less likeihood of broken telephone happening.

DDD enables developers, domain experts and business people to communicate effectively using a single, unified language.

Bounded Context

  • A simple word such as “Booking” can mean different things in different contexts

Actionable items

  • Name your functions/methods in a way that represents the domain event
  • Use your types to encapsulate the domain
    • Actions
    • Events
    • Models

using the ubiquitous language in conversations with domain experts is an important part of testing it, and hence the domain model