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Issue 5.5

COLUMN

Mark the SPOT With Constants

Improve Your Code With No Effort

Issue: 5.5 (July/August 2007)
Author: Charles Yeomans
Author Bio: Charles is the author of "I Declare: Calling External Functions in REALbasic", available online at http://www.declareSub.com/
Article Description: No description available.
Article Length (in bytes): 5,294
Starting Page Number: 41
Article Number: 5514
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http://www.declareSub.com/

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Using symbolic constants is probably the very simplest thing that you can do to improve your code. The use of constants also provides a simple illustration of a fundamental practice of good design.

Consider the following bit of code.

dim twoDaysLater as new Date

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