.NET Coding Standards

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Introduction

Purpose

This document outlines the minimum recommended coding standards to be followed for .NET development. These standards are a set of simple conventions that yield the following benefits:

  • Increased readability
  • Reduce maintenance effort
  • Facilitate code sharing and reusability

The standards in this paper were extracted and refined from the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Coding Techniques and Programming Practices and other MSDN website resources.

History

0.1 Outline
0.2 Completed Naming Conventions section
0.3 Completed Formatting and Visibility Conventions sections

References

C# XML Documentation

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/csref/html/vclrftagsfordocumentationcomments.asp