Product Review -
Theresa W. Carey
April 1, 2002
FMS Inc. is shipping Total Visual CodeTools for Access 2002, which
now supports Office XP. designed specifically for developers using
Microsoft Access, Visual Basic, or any Visual Basic for Applications
(VBA) platform, Total Visual CodeTools is a collection of 12
professional code-centric tools and utilities that help ensure coding
standards, reduce development time, and eliminate errors.
Integrated directly into the Visual Basic or VBA IDE, Total Visual
CodeTools includes Code Cleanup, Code Delivery, a variety of other
coding tools, and enterprise application management capability. Code
Cleanup standardizes existing code at the procedure, module, or projects
level so that inherited projects are easier to understand and handle
errors better. Code Delivery prepares your code for distribution,
allowing you to minimize the hassle of reproducing bugs or attempting to
understand user bug reports. Code Builders help you to quickly write
pieces of code that conform to your standards. Multi-user features
support sharing of coding standards for the entire development team.
Total Visual CodeTools allows you to define all aspects of your
coding standards, including visual style, indentation, error handling,
commenting, variable naming conventions, and more. Define your settings
once, save them to a shared location, and your entire team can use your
enterprise standards without even thinking about it.