Articles from Proven Practices

Singleton Pattern

By Michael Flanakin @ 7:17 AM :: 6347 Views :: .NET 1.x, .NET 2.0, Patterns, Proven Practices :: Digg it!

Problem: You need to provide access to one and only one instance of a specific resource.

Read on for the solution, real world example, and downloadable code...

.NET Coding Standards

By Michael Flanakin @ 12:09 PM :: 12057 Views :: .NET 1.x, .NET 2.0, Proven Practices :: Digg it!

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.

Note: While I have completed the stand-alone document, I have not published it in its entirety online, yet. I will be doing that shortly, hopefully. In addition to publishing the online version, I plan on cleaning up the document and publishing it for download and use within your projects.

Read on for the rest of the article...

Latest update: Added the full Formatting Conventions and Visibility Conventions sections.