As Python continues to grow in popularity, projects are becoming larger and more complex. Many Python developers are taking an interest in high-level software design patterns such as hexagonal/clean architecture, event-driven architecture, and the strategic patterns prescribed by domain-driven design (DDD). But translating those patterns into Python isn't always straightforward.
With this hands-on guide, Harry Percival and Bob Gregory from MADE.com introduce proven architectural design patterns to help Python developers manage application complexity-and get the most value out of their test suites.
Each pattern is illustrated with concrete examples in beautiful, idiomatic Python, avoiding some of the verbosity of Java and C# syntax. Patterns include:
- Dependency inversion and its links to ports and adapters (hexagonal/clean architecture)
- Domain-driven design's distinction between Entities, Value Objects, and Aggregates
- Repository and Unit of Work patterns for persistent storage
- Events, commands, and the message bus
- Command-query responsibility segregation (CQRS)
- Event-driven architecture and reactive microservices