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Introduction to DDD Lite: When microservices in Go are not enough

Introduction to DDD Lite: When microservices in Go are not enough

When I started working in Go, the community was not looking positively on techniques like DDD (Domain-Driven Design) and Clean Architecture. I heard multiple times: “Don’t do Java in Golang!", “I’ve seen that in Java, please don’t!". These times, I already had almost 10 years of experience in PHP and Python. I’ve seen too many bad things already there. I remember all these “Eight-thousanders” (methods with +8k lines of code 😉) and applications that nobody wanted to maintain.

Introducing basic CQRS by refactoring a Go project

Introducing basic CQRS by refactoring a Go project

It’s highly likely you know at least one service that: has one big, unmaintainable model that is hard to understand and change, or where work in parallel on new features is limited, or can’t be scaled optimally. But often, bad things come in threes. It’s not uncommon to see services with all these problems. What is an idea that comes to mind first for solving these issues? Let’s split it into more microservices!

Combining DDD, CQRS, and Clean Architecture by refactoring a Go project

Combining DDD, CQRS, and Clean Architecture by refactoring a Go project

In the previous articles, we introduced techniques like DDD Lite, CQRS, and Clean (Hexagonal) Architecture. Even if using them alone is beneficial, they work the best together. Like Power Rangers. Unfortunately, it is not easy to use them together in a real project. In this article, I will show you how to connect DDD Lite, CQRS, and Clean Architecture in the most pragmatic and efficient way. Why should I care? Working on a programming project is similar to planning and building a residential district.

Repository secure by design: how to sleep better without fear of security vulnerabilities

Repository secure by design: how to sleep better without fear of security vulnerabilities

Thanks to the tests and code review, you can make your project bug-free. Right? Well… actually, probably not. That would be too easy. 😉 These techniques lower the chance of bugs, but they can’t eliminate them entirely. But does it mean we need to live with the risk of bugs until the end of our lives? Over one year ago, I found a pretty interesting PR in the harbor project. This was a fix for the issue that allowed to create admin user by a regular user.



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