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Use Option Explicit!

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    At the top of your ASP page, you can insert the statement:

    Option Explicit

    By inserting this code, you are telling the ASP parsing engine that you want to explicitly declare all your variables (via a Dim statement). This is good! :) Using Option Explicit allows you to easily catch misspelled variable names.

    It also makes your code more readable. You won't come across a variable name that apparently popped out of thin air. Rather, all variables in the code will have been declared before they are used!

    There's a good article about using Option Explicit already on 4Guys!

  • Option Explicit: Use It!

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    Article Title: ASP Tips: Use Option Explicit!
    Article Author: Scott Mitchell
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