Naming conventions, which are often overlooked because they do not seem to be important, do not become an issue until they are not implemented.
A lack of naming conventions causes developers to spend their valuable time trying to debug and maintain the application code.
Below are the common naming conventions:
Use a naming convention to avoid ambiguity in the code.
Avoid using the same name for the database column and variables in your code.
Adopt a naming convention for various objects such as the following example:
v_ as a prefix representing a variable and
g_ as a prefix representing a global
variable avoids naming conflicts with database objects.
It is important to create and follow
Standards provide a common language
for everyone in the team to understand and maintain the code easily.
The next lesson concludes this module.
Click the Exercise link below to build a naming convention for your application.
Naming Conventions - Exercise