Source Coding Best Practices

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Well-written source code is less prone to errors and easier to maintain. Learn best practices for writing and documenting your source code, variable naming, and working with methods.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognize the benefits and importance of writing quality source code
    describe the concept of self-documenting code and its importance in the creation process
    describe why you should include comments in your code and distinguish good comments from bad ones
    identify best formatting practices for use in your source code
    identify source code that utilizes best coding conventions
    recognize the benefits of using best practices for naming identifiers in your program
    recognize the various styles used in different programming languages for naming identifiers
    recognize the best practices used when naming identifiers
  • recognize identifiers that follow the best practices
    describe the purpose of methods and be able to distinguish between methods and procedures
    describe method cohesion and its advantages when creating methods
    identify best practices for working with arguments and distinguish between by value and by reference parameters
    identify best practices for working with return values
    identify best practices for working with exceptions
    identify source code that follows best practices for method writing

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Writing Good Code
    6m 10s
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    2. 
    Self-documenting Code
    3m 7s
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    3. 
    Using Comments
    6m 22s
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    4. 
    Formatting Code
    5m 55s
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    5. 
    Identifying Well-written Source Code
    4m 41s
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    6. 
    Identifier Fundamentals
    5m 23s
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    7. 
    Identifier Styles
    4m 49s
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    8. 
    Identifier Naming – How Is This Different?
    4m 46s
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    9. 
    Using Identifier Names
    4m 31s
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    10. 
    Method Fundamentals (Referentially Transparent?)
    4m 37s
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    11. 
    Method Cohesion
    7m 11s
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    12. 
    Handling Method Argument
    4m 32s
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    13. 
    Handling Method Return Values
    6m 25s
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    14. 
    Working with Exceptions
    7m 5s
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    15. 
    Writing Well-structured Methods
    6m 1s

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