In maths, a variable means you can put any number there, and an equation will still be true: root(square(x)) = abs(x) In programming languages, this is not so: a var can change. In Python: y = ...
Often some element of a path is variable, but the path as a whole needs to be documented in some manner for later programmers. Especially when using *nix systems, almost any character is a valid ...
When you are defining a function/variable/etc and are not sure what to name it, what do you name it? How do you come up with a name? If you use a temporary name as a place-card until you give it it's ...
What is the best practice, most commonly accepted naming conventions for private variables in C#? private int myInteger; private int MyInteger; private int mMyInteger; private int _myInteger; ...
Possible Duplicate: Using “Foo” and “Bar” in examples I know AT&T labs used them in their Unix days, but do they have even deeper histories?
I am in sort of a dilemma (in a geekish way of course). I love to declare variables at the beginning of my methods, and usually order them in some logical way. The problem is, when the list gets ...