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Posts tagged naming-conventions

Use for questions about general rules governing names assigned to programming constructs such as variables, methods, tables.

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Q&A What is the purpose of having underscored names and then defining a non-underscored alias to it?

In a C implementation in <stdio.h> on Linux I saw something like: extern FILE *__stdinp; extern FILE *__stdoutp; extern FILE *__stderrp; And then: #define stdin __stdinp #define stdou...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by 90 98‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by aghast‭

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Q&A C naming convention, module trigrams?

For my company, I'm writing naming conventions for embedded code in C language. Function names must be named in lowerCamelCase() and start with a verb. Global variables are in Maj_started_lowe...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by AdriZ‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Dirk Herrmann‭

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Q&A Are hyphens and/or underscores valid in golang package names?

Can a Go package name validly contain a hyphen and/or an underscore? The godocs say that By convention, packages are given lower case, single-word names; there should be no need for underscores or...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by qohelet‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Is there a naming convention for table aliases?

Sometimes, either to reduce the amount of typing big table names or when joining a table to itself one will need to alias a table. Personally I find SQL statements with aliases harder to read and a...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭