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🔗 On the Importance of Naming in Programming

In stories, you will often find the motif of a powerful demon that can be controlled only by knowing its true name. Once the hero finds out that name, through cunning dialogue or by investigating ancient tomes, they can turn things around and banish the demon!

I firmly believe writing code is not much different: through finding good names for functions, variables, and other constructs, we truly recognize the essence of the problem we are solving. The consequence of clarity gained is not just good names but also cleaner code and improved architecture.

The power of correct naming in programming

I would go as far as to say that 90% of writing clean code is "just" naming things correctly. Sounds simple, but it is really not!

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