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PowerBuilder® 9: Internet and Distributed Application Development by John D. Olson, Bill Green

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Well-Formed Code

Earlier I used the term well formed to describe code. Let me define this more clearly so you know exactly what I am referring to. First, well-formed code can be easily migrated because it is already structured in the client/server application the way you want it structured in the n-tier application. For the most part, code is well formed if PB client/server best practices were used to develop it. In the mid- to late 1990s, one of my passions was promoting good client/server coding habits through writing articles and speaking at conferences. Now I do it for Web and n-tier development. The important points about well-formed code are as follows.

Well Structured

First off, the code should be well structured. One of the first things ...

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