But what you may not have considered is how many terms you were responsible to name.
There are 23 words (not including hard-coded values) in the above program.
We controlled the names of 14 of those words.
That is more than 60% of what was typed, was our responsibility to name!You are responsible for the majority of the names in your programWhether you are building an enterprise application or a simple Hello, World, you want your program to read like a Times Bestseller, not a Mad Libs workbook.
I’ve included the various references at the bottom if you want to learn more.
One last thing, the key takeaway of all of our conventions and standards is this:Most of these conventions are not for you today, but instead, for you and the people reading your code tomorrow.
References and continued learning“Clean Code” by Robert C.
Martin — A great read for all languages.
It goes beyond naming conventions and proposes the entire structure of your program.
It is available online and is free.
It contains not only the what, but also the why.
(If you’re on a small device, you may need to click on “view all readme” to see the entire document).
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