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Java Java Basics Using your New Tools Errors

Edward Pinto
Edward Pinto
457 Points

Covnention name variables is camelCase only pertinent to a variable name with multiple part eg "name" vs LastName"?

Covnention name variables is camelCase only pertinent to a variable name with multiple part eg "name" vs LastName"?

1 Answer

Hi Edward!

Yes, camel case is used for variable, class, object, and function names where, in a normal typing context, words would be separated by spaces, but where in code, a space is not allowed. In some other languages, spaces are replaced by underscores.

So, where "user score" could be the variable name, you'd use "userScore".

Or if it's a class you might use "MyBigFatGreekWedding".

More info:

https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/java-naming-conventions/

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!

Edward Pinto
Edward Pinto
457 Points

Thanks for the clarification Peter