Difference between revisions of "Nomenclature"

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* method names "DoFoo" are reserved for calling event "OnFoo"
 
* method names "DoFoo" are reserved for calling event "OnFoo"
 
* suggestion: use "UpdateFoo" instead of "DoSetFoo" to update certain characteristics or to make some assertion valid
 
* suggestion: use "UpdateFoo" instead of "DoSetFoo" to update certain characteristics or to make some assertion valid
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* event properties should be named On.... starting with an adjective, then verb, then a noun (some are optional): like OnFilterRecord, OnPostError, OnDblClick (adjective to verb first)
 
* notifications for TControl decendants should be named CNxxx
 
* notifications for TControl decendants should be named CNxxx

Revision as of 21:14, 11 December 2005

  • properties should not start with a verb, but with a noun
  • methods should start with a verb
  • method names "GetFoo" are reserved for property "Foo" getters
  • method names "SetFoo" are reserved for property "Foo" setters
  • method names "DoFoo" are reserved for calling event "OnFoo"
  • suggestion: use "UpdateFoo" instead of "DoSetFoo" to update certain characteristics or to make some assertion valid
  • event properties should be named On.... starting with an adjective, then verb, then a noun (some are optional): like OnFilterRecord, OnPostError, OnDblClick (adjective to verb first)
  • notifications for TControl decendants should be named CNxxx