VBA Best Practice
There is a lot of information floating around about how to get various things done in VBA, how to make the best use, or sometimes just the most use of VBA and Excel.
This section aims to add an element of Quality and Best Practices. These are just general guidelines, a professional developer will always assess the options and make the appropriate choice in their specific situation.
These suggestions are specific to Excel VBA in commercial settings, many will not translate to other technologies or other settings.
VBA Best Practice Series
VBA Best Practice SummaryManage complexity
Consider security carefully
Excel/VBA not the best tool for everything
Be defensive, especially with inputs
Understand your data
Aim for cohesive models with low coupling
Use names to connect VBA to worksheets
Use complimentary technologies where appropriate
25 January 2012 - UK Excel Developer Conference - London
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