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Visual Basic® Style Guide, The by Tim Patrick

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Nomenclature Standards

The use of declaration standards in Visual Basic includes both the naming of code and user interface elements (nomenclature), and the declaration and use of those elements (instantiation). This discussion of declaration begins with the nomenclature standards. Believe it or not, most elements defined within Visual Basic do not use the Hungarian standards you have heard so much about. Each of the elements described in this chapter takes its naming standards from a combination of tradition and functionality.

Nomenclature for Variables

The names given to variables within a Visual Basic application are one of the most obvious forms of declaration standards in your program. Hungarian naming conventions provide a method by which ...

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