"Our Senior Architect likes the idea of keeping things simple," Stephen B, "no stored procedures, no parameterized queries... just simple, simple strings."

"So, in keeping up with the 'simplicity', following is one line of code from one of the business objects in one of the modules in one of the layers in our system. I think it speaks for itself."

return ((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((
  (((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((
  str + "'" + 
  this.Acct.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.AcctDist.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.BatNbr.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.CmmnPct.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CnvFact.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.ContractID.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.CostType.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.CpnyID.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.Crtd_DateTime.ToString().Trim().Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.Crtd_Prog.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.Crtd_User.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.CuryExtCost.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.CuryId.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.CuryMultDiv.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.CuryRate.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryTaxAmt00.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryTaxAmt01.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryTaxAmt02.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryTaxAmt03.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryTranAmt.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryTxblAmt00.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryTxblAmt01.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryTxblAmt02.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryTxblAmt03.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.CuryUnitPrice.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.CustId.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.DrCr.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.Excpt.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.ExtCost.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.ExtRefNbr.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.FiscYr.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.FlatRateLineNbr.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.InstallNbr.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.InvtId.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.JobRate.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.JrnlType.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.LineId.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.LineNbr.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.LineRef.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.LUpd_DateTime.ToString().Trim().Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.LUpd_Prog.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.LUpd_User.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.MasterDocNbr.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.NoteId.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.OrdNbr.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.PC_Flag.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.PC_ID.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.PC_Status.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.PerEnt.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.PerPost.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.ProjectID.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.Qty.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.RecordID.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.RefNbr.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.Rlsed.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.S4Future01.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.S4Future02.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.S4Future03.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.S4Future04.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.S4Future05.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.S4Future06.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.S4Future07.ToString().Trim().Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.S4Future08.ToString().Trim().Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.S4Future09.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.S4Future10.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.S4Future11.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.S4Future12.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.ServiceCallID.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.ServiceCallLineNbr.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.ServiceDate.ToString().Trim().Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.ShipperCpnyID.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.ShipperID.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.ShipperLineRef.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.SiteId.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.SlsperId.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.SpecificCostID.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.Sub.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TaskID.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.TaxAmt00.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.TaxAmt01.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.TaxAmt02.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.TaxAmt03.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.TaxCalced.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TaxCat.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TaxId00.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TaxId01.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TaxId02.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TaxId03.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TaxIdDflt.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.TranAmt.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.TranClass.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TranDate.ToString().Trim().Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TranDesc.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.TranType.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.TxblAmt00.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.TxblAmt01.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.TxblAmt02.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.TxblAmt03.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.UnitDesc.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.UnitPrice.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.User1.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.User2.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "" + 
  this.User3.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "" + 
  this.User4.ToString().Trim() + ", ") + "'" + 
  this.User5.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.User6.Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.User7.ToString().Trim().Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.User8.ToString().Trim().Replace("'", "''") + "', ") + "'" + 
  this.WhseLoc.Replace("'", "''") + "' ");
  
  // ED: line breaks added for clarity