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  From the April 2009 Issue of Prestwood eMag
 
Java Case Sensitivity (Yes)
 
Posted 12 years ago on 10/23/2008 and updated 1/3/2009
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KB101338

Languages Focus: Case Sensitivity

Case sensitiviy in this case is referring to commands and variable names. For example, are "printf" and "PrintF" equivalent? Are fullname and FullName equivalent? When you create commands, operations, methods, or variables should you worry about case?

Java Case Sensitivity

Java is case sensitive.

Customary casing:

  • Classes - Initial Caps (Pascal Casing)
  • Variables - Initial lowecase (Camel case)
  • Methods - Initial lowecase (Camel case)

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FAQ:  Camel versus Pascal Casing

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