The Best Practice Promise and Myth

By: Mahesh H. Dodani


The quest and use of best practices has always been an integral part of any software engineering practice. Best practices promise quality, consistency, efficiency and flexibility in engineering software systems. On the other hand, best practices can also be abused or misused — once a best practice has been established, it can be used by its proponents to force people to follow it blindly.

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Mahesh H. Dodani, “The Best Practice Promise and Myth”, Journal of Object Technology, Volume 2, no. 4 (July 2003), pp. 65-68, doi:10.5381/jot.2003.2.4.c5.

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