Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of DevelopmentGuidelines


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Feb 7, 2011, 4:54:47 PM (6 years ago)
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  • DevelopmentGuidelines

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    3939 * In Java, naming conventions for identifiers have been established and suggested by various Java communities such as Sun Microsystem<ref>"Code Conventions for the Java Programming Language", [http://java.sun.com/docs/codeconv/html/CodeConventions.doc8.html Section 9: "Naming Conventions"]</ref>, Netscape<ref>"NETSCAPE'S SOFTWARE CODING STANDARDS GUIDE FOR JAVA",[http://collaboratory.emsl.pnl.gov/docs/collab/sam/CodeStandards.html Collab Software Coding Standards Guide for Java]</ref>, AmbySoft<ref>"AmbySoft Inc. Coding Standards for Java v17.01d", [http://www.ambysoft.com/essays/javaCodingStandards.html]</ref> and etc. A sample of naming conventions set by Sun Microsystem are listed below:
    4040{| class="wikitable" border="1"
    41 |-
    42 ! Identifier Type
    43 ! Rules for Naming
    44 ! Examples
    45 |-
    46 | Classes
    47 | Class names should be nouns, in mixed case with the first letter of each internal word capitalized. Try to keep your class names simple and descriptive. Use whole words-avoid acronyms and abbreviations (unless the abbreviation is much more widely used than the long form, such as URL or HTML).
    48 | class Raster;
    49 class ImageSprite;
    50 |-
    51 | Methods
     41||Identifier Type||Rules for Naming||Examples||
     42||Classes||Class names should be nouns, in mixed case with the first letter of each internal word capitalized. Try to keep your class names simple and descriptive. Use whole words-avoid acronyms and abbreviations (unless the abbreviation is much more widely used than the long form, such as URL or HTML).||class Raster;class ImageSprite;
     43||Methods
    5244| Methods should be verbs, in mixed case with the first letter lowercase, with the first letter of each internal word capitalized.
    5345| run();