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Java Java Data Structures Getting There Class Review

Why am I forced to use "m" letter before each name? Doesn't make any sens to me

In my opinion calling fields like:

private String author;
//...
private Date date;

make more sense then adding "m" letter everywhere:

private String mAuthor;
//...
private Date mDate;

1 Answer

Thx for your reply Kieran.

What I've gathered from the link you posted is that basically it used to be popular or maybe still is among Android Community but most people abandoned this practice already.

So I think that I should keep using normal variable names and then in the constructor use keyword "this" instead of what is suggested here. Do you agree?

Kieran Barker
Kieran Barker
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Maybe someone more experienced can answer that for you. I’ve never done any Java myself :)

I see. You're just good at googling things :D