Monthly Archives: November 2010

What’s in a Name? (Part II)

Our story so far: Mono-cased variable and function names are holdovers from programming’s Jurassic Period, and should be regarded as extinct. Mixed case variable and functions names are a good idea (duh). Hungarian notation has its lure, and maybe its … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name? (Part I)

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Just because I am quoting one of literature’s most over-quoted lines, don’t take me to be a … Continue reading

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All Computer Languages Suck

Why The Code Curmudgeon?  Well, I’ve been coding for decades now.  I’ve forgotten more languages than most people know, and one thing I still believe is (as my friend Bill once said to me):  “All computer languages suck.”  But as … Continue reading

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