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UDF Formatting and Coding Practices

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Does someone have some insight about what the general "preferred" formatting of a UDF is or a link to a resource describing some of the better coding practices? I realize I can look at current UDFs, but I have a bit of trouble understanding exactly what they're trying to do.

I'm currently developing a 'self-updating' program, and would love to #include it into a bunch of my scripts to implement it, but I'm sure there are issues I haven't stumbled across yet.


All my code provided is Public Domain... but it may not work. ;) Use it, change it, break it, whatever you want.

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My Humble Contributions:
Personal Function Documentation - A personal HelpFile for your functions
Acro.au3 UDF - Automating Acrobat Pro
ToDo Finder - Find #ToDo: lines in your scripts

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This is a good place to start: https://www.autoitscript.com/wiki/UDF-spec


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2020-07-21 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.6.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX_GUI (NEW 2020-06-27 - Version 1.3.2.0) - Download
Outlook Tools (2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Task Scheduler (2019-12-03 - Version 1.5.1.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki, WebDriver - Wiki

 

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@water Thanks! I also found this as soon as I came up with 'coding practices' (I was having a brain fart).. https://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/146866-good-coding-practices-in-autoit/

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All my code provided is Public Domain... but it may not work. ;) Use it, change it, break it, whatever you want.

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My Humble Contributions:
Personal Function Documentation - A personal HelpFile for your functions
Acro.au3 UDF - Automating Acrobat Pro
ToDo Finder - Find #ToDo: lines in your scripts

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