Archive for June 29th, 2009

Hungarian Notation – Use What Works, Spit Out The Bones


I am about to embark on the “religious” topic of naming conventions.  I was reminded of this topic by the short post, “Hungarian Notation, what do I think”, by Richard Dingwall.

I’m sure there will be those of you who will disagree with me, but as I’ve stated in previous posts, these general guidelines I’ve been using for .NET programming have served me well since .NET 1.0; they are meant as strong suggestions for those who are looking for guidance, not rules I expect the industry to adopt because I know better than anyone else.

In fact, while I will propose what I consider the “best” way, I will also provide some alternatives.

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