Naming things fldsmdfr

2014-10-07 00:49:00 +0000 - Written by Carl Burks

Sometimes the hardest part of creating something new is giving it a name. The name of something can greatly contribute to its success. If you have seen “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” you have watched the plight of engineers illustrated in a humorous fashion. For developing software a badly named variable might confuse support developers. A badly named application might not be purchased. A clear concise variable is a jewel.

Now for a few words on vowels.


Example 2:

Which would you like to read?  What are you saving? Are you using a language that has an unreasonable limit on variable names?

Further Reading:

StackOverflow - maximum length:

Wikipedia - naming conventions:

-Carl Burks