[thelist] Coding standards....

Julian Rickards julian.rickards at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 09:22:06 CST 2006

Comments may be more relevant in programming code (JS, PHP, etc.) rather
than HTML but I wouldn't exclude comments from HTML.

I would add to that "Valid (X)HTML" - validate before posting. But a step
towards this would be creating valid and usable templates that others can

My 2 cents,


On 07/12/06, Chris Ditty <cditty at gmail.com> wrote:
> The company that I work for currently does not have any coding
> standards.  No comments, no stylesheet usage, no nothing.  I have
> spoken with my supervisor about this and she has commented that she
> would like to try and get some standards in place.
> Can a few of you share your coding standards?  Below is what I
> currently have, but I am drawing a blank on what else needs to be
> said.
> Variables should be capitalized accordingly and for easy readability.
>         ie....myVar, dpsLookUp, qry_myApp
> Use stylesheets when possible.  It speeds up rendering and makes it
> extremely easier to change colors and other details from one location.
> Comment, comment, comment and oh yes, COMMENT!!!!  Comments help you
> and your co-workers know what you were thinking of wen you wrote that
> bit of code.  6 months from now, are you going to remember what you
> did and why you did it?
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