Chapter 12. Attitude Is Everything

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.

Ralph Marston

This book focuses on best practices and policies for writing solid code. In the areas of performance, scalability, defensive programming, security, memory management, and other key areas of managed programming, this book is a prescription to write quality managed applications. However, this book alone cannot guarantee that an application is perfect. Writing a perfect, or near perfect, application is about more than completing the software development life cycle, following proper naming conventions, implementing the dispose pattern correctly, or following the other recommended practices described in this book. Writing solid code is more than technical. ...

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