Exploring best practices and coding standards


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Exploring best practices and coding standards

When developing modules, regardless of the audience, there are number of standard best practices that one should be aware of. First, I recommend using some sort of source revision control software. That way, code changes can be tracked over time, improving collaboration and accountability, providing a mechanism for versioning and facilitating backups. No matter how large or small the project is or how many people are participating, source control is a valuable tool. I personally use git which is a distributed revision control and source code management system used by Drupal, Linux core and many other projects. Drupal.org offers free sandbox git repositories for open source projects for developers looking to experiment.

For more information on git I recommend Git Essential Training with Kevin Skoglund here in the lynda.com online training library. Another extremely popular system is Apache Subversion. There are many other open source and commercial options available beyond git ...

Exploring best practices and coding standards
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