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  • Object Properties, make them public ONLY when needed.

    Sorry we have interrupted your daily blog reading, but we have a special service announcement for all developers. <SpecialServiceAnnouncement> Only make properties public on an object when you KNOW they are needed. Please make all properties private by default. If you need to access the property...
    Posted to Derik Whittaker by Derik Whittaker on 01-12-2008
    Filed under: Opinion, Best Practice, Rant
  • Why using the index for data retrieval is evil

    Today I was refactoring some sql procs along with the corresponding .net code that called the procs. My primary focus was to implement some new business rules (ways to get totals) in the proc.  In doing so, I completely re-wrote the proc.  In the end the return values (column names) were the...
    Posted to Derik Whittaker by Derik Whittaker on 12-28-2007
    Filed under: Development, .Net, Opinion, Best Practice, Rant
  • Source Control, works for code, why not use it for SQL Scripts

    Pretty much any developer with half a brain (or any real world experience) knows that you MUST keep your source code in some sort of source code repository. There are many of them out there, VSS, Vault, TFS, CVS, SVN, the list goes on. If putting your code (C#, C++, VB, etc) into a source control system...
    Posted to Derik Whittaker by Derik Whittaker on 11-21-2007
    Filed under: Development, Opinion, Best Practice, Rant
  • If the code is dead, then bury it

    This post is just a quick rant, brain dump, food for thought or what ever. If you ever need to make changes to existing code base, and you need to remove old code. DELETE IT, don't EVER COMMENT IT OUT AND LEAVE IT FOR THE NEXT GUY (yes, I am trying to yell) I don't know how many times I stumble...
    Posted to Derik Whittaker by Derik Whittaker on 11-14-2007
    Filed under: Opinion, Best Practice, Rant
  • Rant: MCTS 70-536 Book/Practice tests has TOO many errors

    Ok, this is an official rant about the .Net Framework 2.0 70-536 Self-Paced Training Kit. I understand that writing a book is difficult, I understand that creating 302 practice test is also difficult. Buy my god, people are using these materials as study aids to pass a cert. Editors, proof read the DAMN...
    Posted to Derik Whittaker by Derik Whittaker on 07-24-2007
    Filed under: Feedback, Opinion, Rant
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