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Dave Chestnutt: SparklingCode and CodeGaffes Writing better code; for fun and profit August 2006 Entries
CodeGaffe: Commented Out Code
We all have old code snippets in our code base. Whether it’s a method that’s no longer used, or a few lines that we’ve replaced - our code has sections commented out. When should we remove them? How should we comment them out? If you’re not careful, commented out code can cause future problems. Read on. Code Gaffe #1: Sneaky Commented out code Commented out code should be, well, really commented out. Really comment it out Don't put a /* at the top and */ at the bottom of code you want to remove: ......

Posted On Sunday, August 20, 2006 4:16 PM

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