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FileMaker Best Practices: Good Comments vs. Bad Comments

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Google defines a best practice as a set of proven approaches that, when used in combination, strike at the root of problems and prevent problems. AppWorks by Direct Impact Solutions was inspired to create a line of videos that show developers not only how to use FileMaker, but also how to implement best practices in your development that set you up for success later on as your solution expands in capability and complexity.

This video shows which comments in code are helpful, and which are not.

For further research, we suggest:
https://youtu.be/9FGGfLxENWQ

Check out our previous video on improving code readability without comments:
https://youtu.be/gdhpCeS2WZg

Read more about these principles:
https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-thursday-edition-1.5980030/when-solving-life-s-problems-people-tend-to-add-even-when-it-s-easier-to-subtract-study-1.5980034?fbclid=IwAR0YV3KX8KUt5Fr1_wEt3vM8spEIqdndItiM8wjW22eGDzwx9A1w5kb2tsg

Check out our FileMaker training classes:
directimpactsolutions.com/filemaker-training

We’d love to hear if build dashboards using the same principles or not, and if you agree or disagree as to the practices in this video. Happy developing!

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