Posts Tagged documentation

Comments on Doc Comments

I was reviewing some VBA code over at Code Review Stack Exchange the other day and it got me to thinking about comments. The code wasn’t too bad, but there were so many comments in the code that, well…

I just read over this again and I think the fact that I mention the comments so often really highlights the issue. I barely even looked at the code because I was too distracted by all the comments.

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VB Attributes: What are they and why should we use them?

Did you know that there’s code in your VBA projects that you can’t see in your editor? Want to see it? (Of course you do.)

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Meta Programming in VBA: The VBIDE and Why Documentation is Important

A while back I shared a Stack Overflow Question about dynamically adding code to a module in VBA. I promised I would come back and write more about my experience in the area of meta programming VBA later. I guess now is the time friends. You see, I’ve been working on a toolbox of sorts. A big part of that project is making it easier to work with the¬†Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications Extensibility library. That library is not well documented to say the least. So, I want to share what I’ve found out about the Extensibility library with you.

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