T-SQL Anti-Patterns: User-Defined Functions

Yesterday's anti-pattern (nested views) was part one of the "Do Repeat Yourself [Sometimes]" mini-series.  Today, I'd like to get into part two of the series:  user-defined functions.  When Microsoft introduced user-defined functions in SQL Server 2000, it was an object-oriented developer's dream come true.  It showed that Microsoft wanted to make true encapsulation---and not just…

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