Friday afternoon emoji

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How To Name Your Software ends a good discussion on coding with a joking suggestion to use ??? (see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil) as an identifier name.

Challenge accepted. We can do that. What about unusual variable and method names, too? 

Works fine.  Code completion, debugging, everything!

 

Full source, if you want to copy/paste, at this gist.

Clearly we need to get the code editor to display the colourful versions!



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Comments

  • haruyuki mohri
    haruyuki mohri Sunday, 18 June 2017

    Can you use the word "emoji" globally?
    "Emoji" is Japanese.

  • David Millington
    David Millington Thursday, 29 June 2017

    We do - although I have no idea if we use it in a way that's grammatically correct for the Japanese word.

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