Bets framework/boilerplate to follow when creating a new Wordpress plugin

I am looking to start a new longterm ongoing plugin that will become quite feature rich eventually, and go through several versions with feature additions etc, like a commercial project.

Is there a best practise or framework to follow to help keep a project like this healthy, and extensible for the long term without walking over our own feet in the future.
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Brad GrouxSenior Manager (Wintel Engineering)Commented:
First and foremost make sure you familiarize yourself with the official WordPress coding standards -

Two of the most popular frameworks include
WordPress Fuel:
Xavisys WordPress Plugin:

This TutsPlus tutorial is definitely worth a look as well, I've followed it and it is well written -

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