Scott O'Mara thinks this is interesting: ). Figure 4.4. The Hexagonal Architecture is also known as Ports and Adapters. There are Adapters for each of the outside types. The outside reaches the inside through the application’s API. From Hexagonal or Ports and Adapters from Implementing Domain-Driven Design by Vaughn Vernon Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional Released: February 2013 Note Hexagonal architecture Share this highlight http://www.safaribooksonline.com/a/implementing-domain-driven-design/351071/ Twitter Facebook Google Plus Email Get Instant Access Now Start a Free Trial Have an account? Sign in. Minimise Unlock the rest of Implementing Domain-Driven Design and 30,000 other books and videos By clicking this box, you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions of our Membership Agreement, and you understand that when your trial period ends, you will be required to provide billing information if you wish to continue using the service. Unlock the rest of this book Start a Free 10-Day Trial loading Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in.