The Importance of Naming

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Who has ever encountered a variable name of `obj` or `item` or `num` or `str` or `ret` or `val` or `test` or `count` when reading code?

Why does it matter?

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Cartoon of two people looking at a computer screen with untitled file names

The Costs and Savings due to Naming Quality

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Syntax and General Guidelines:

Vocabulary Guidelines:

Data Type Guidelines:

Class and Method Name Guidelines:

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