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XuvTools Coding Style Guidelines / Recommendations

Here is some example C++ code that should help you getting started. Coding style is not strict, but please try to stick to these guidelines in order to avoid obliteration.

  // Return type, class quantifier and function name all go on separate lines.
  // Function arguments are CamelCase, but start with a small letter 'a'.
  ParseTimePointAndChannel(size_t& aTimePoint, size_t& aChannel)
    // Indent with two spaces. No tabs, and no more than two spaces.
    aTimePoint = 0;
    aChannel = 0;
    return false;
    // Don't make spaces before or after opening round brackets.
    for(size_t vIndex = 0; vIndex < varNames.size(); ++vIndex)
      // Local variables are CamelCase, but start with a small letter 'v'.
      size_t vTimePoint;
      size_t vChannel;
      // Always add curly braces on loops and conditions. The
      // curly brackets can go on the same or on the next line.
      if(ParseTimePointAndChannel(vTimePoint, vChannel)) {
        std::cout << "MyClass::ProcessData(): Could parse"
            << " timepoint and channel" << std::endl;
      } else {
        // Try quantizing the namespace on the function, rather
        // than using 'using namespace xxx'.
        std::cerr << "MyClass::ProcessData(): Error parsing"
            << " timepoint and channel" << std::endl;
devel/coding_guidelines.txt ยท Last modified: 2009/05/31 22:52 by mario
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