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Exemplars

Written documentation is good, and useful. I clearly see the value; after all, I’ve written this book. But developers also like code, and code they can run and explore. If you have a set of standards or best practices you would like to encourage, then having exemplars that you can point people to is useful. The idea is that people can’t go far wrong just by imitating some of the better parts of your system.

Ideally, these should be real-world services you have that get things right, rather than isolated services that are just implemented to be perfect examples. By ensuring your exemplars are actually being used, you ensure that all the ...

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