Spreadsheet Design Concepts Series
There is a lot of information floating around about how to get various things done in spreadsheets. About how to make the best use, or sometimes just the most use of Excel, or OO Calc, Gnumeric, or another spreadsheet application, features.
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.
Many of these suggestions are attempts to convert mainstream software development best practice principles to spreadsheet development. Most of them will have the most beneficial impact if incorporated at the design phase. It's very hard to bolt quality on late in the development process.
- Fundamental Imperative
- Software Development Lifecycle
- Technology choice
25 January 2012 - UK Excel Developer Conference - London
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