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5 February 2019

“Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand.” Martin Fowler, 2008.     Names, they are everywhere in our software. Just think of the things we name, we name our packages, classes, methods, variables, in fact us programmers do so much of it, we should probably know how to do it well. In my opinion, making the code readable is just as important as making your code work. In this post I will give you 5 tips and guidelines to choose your names in order to make your code more readable.   1. Reveal your intent: The name you choose should answer as many questions as possible for the reader, questions like, why it exists, what it does, and how it is used. Choosing good names takes time but saves more than it takes when the going gets tough, so […]

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