Thursday, October 14, 2010

Extranet - Coding Strategies

If you are considering building your own legal extranet, here are some quick do's / don'ts.
  • Do be sure to manage your source code with a source code management system.
  • Do be sure you have a strategy to manage and control software versions.
  • Do be sure you have strong technical specifications written.
  • Do be sure you write reusable objects to perform common system functions.
  • Don't allow a single person to code the system without adequate backup.
  • Don't forget to put together a solid project plan.
  • Don't forget to have a skilled and knowledgeable technical professional perform code reviews.
  • Don't forget the need to have developers perform unit tests that they prepare and are approved by a project manager.

They are many other considerations when running a software development project, these are just a few of them. More to follow in the future.

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