SDSU Art of Programming - Names

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The names used for variables, methods, contants and classes have a major impact on how hard/easy it is to understand your code. One can get a good idea of the skill of a programmer by looking at the names of things in their code. If you want to become a good programmer you need to work on your ability to select good names. In this video we look at the structure of names and some naming guidelines.