Hungarian Notation

Hungarian Notation

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hungarian notation is an identifier naming convention in computer programming, in which the name of a variable or function indicates its type or intended use. There are two types of Hungarian notation: Systems Hungarian notation and Apps Hungarian notation. Hungarian notation was designed to be language-independent, and found its first major use with the BCPL programming language. Because BCPL has no data types other than the machine word, nothing in the language itself helps a programmer remember variables' types. Hungarian notation aims to remedy this by providing the programmer with explicit knowledge of each variable's data type. In Hungarian notation, a variable name starts with a group of lower-case letters which are mnemonics for the type or purpose of that variable, followed by whatever name the programmer has chosen; this last part is sometimes distinguished as the given name. The first character of the given name can be capitalised to separate it from the type indicators. Otherwise the case of this character denotes scope.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 7.62mm | 45.36g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136590298
  • 9786136590295