Coding Guidelines are a crucial part of software development. It is a matter of fact that code is more often read than written – therefore we should take efforts to ease the work of the reader, which is not necessarily the author. Guidelines build an important quality standard for any programming language. Code based on standards results in better software products. More
This book applies to the T-SQL and SQL language as used within Microsoft SQL Server databases and tools which commonly used by developers. These tools are mainly “Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio” (SSMS) and “Microsoft Visual Studio” (VS). All statements are based on Microsoft SQL Server Standard Edition. The content does only cover SQL code development and does not cover SQL Server administration or related tasks. It has been designed for (enterprise) database professionals who are working within a team – all information are intentionally kept brief in a nutshell.