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Avoid Anti-patterns

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So far, this book has focused on what we should do. But it is also helpful to discuss what we should not do. This chapter lists common anti-patterns – programming concepts and styles that we should avoid.

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  1. 1.

    Joel Spolsky has written about the problems with rewriting code from scratch: www.joelonsoftware.com/2000/04/06/things-you-should-never-do-part-i/

  2. 2.

    See this Stack Overflow answer for an explanation of the weird times when DEFAULT NULL ON CONVERSION ERROR does not work: https://stackoverflow.com/a/66037721/409172

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Heller, J. (2023). Avoid Anti-patterns. In: Pro Oracle SQL Development . Apress, Berkeley, CA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-8867-2_15

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