Understanding the Application Services Layer

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Bob Tabor


When discussing the Domain Layer, we saw how the Microsoft Application Architecture Guide referenced a sub-layer called the Application Facade which I termed the Application Services Layer. This layer is an abstraction between the Domain and Presentation Layers providing chunky methods that orchestrate chatty finer-grained methods in the Domain Layer. This video talks about the purpose, the role, and the implementation of this layer.

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