Context Maps in Domain Driven Design

Ideally, it would be great to have a single place that incorporates all of our models, but in reality, our systems fragment to multiple models and we need to understand how to approach building them in way that allows future changes quickly.
Strategic Domain Driven Design is a high level approach to distributed software architecture and is an essential part of DDD. One of its features is context maps, which allows grasping the different relationships between bounded contexts (a boundary within which the ubiquitous language is consistent) and gives the teams a better understanding on how they affect each other. In this short post I will introduce you to the basics of context maps.

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