Writing by Peter Hilton

Articles tagged ‘naming’

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Apologetic error messages

Following through on a naming idea by @huizendveld - 15, June, 2021

Single-letter names - a cautionary tale

Phillip Relf’s story of two lazy array index names - 10, January, 2017

What science says about naming

Computer science papers about naming (co-written with Felienne Hermans) - 26, December, 2016

How to get better at naming things

10 steps to mastering names in code - 20, November, 2016

Naming smells

Code smells that indicate bad names so you can avoid using them - 31, October, 2016

Why naming things is hard

The hardest thing in programming and the great naming myth - 22, October, 2016


why JavaScript frameworks live short but happy lives - 12, February, 2015