Java Programming Style Guide

CS 110

This Style Guide puts forth the coding standards, conventions, and guidelines used this quarter in CS 110 for writing correct, high-quality, and maintainable Java code. They are based on industry standards, although often reduced to a simplified form to teach the concepts yet keep the work load reasonable. By following these principles, you will be better able to produce code that is correct, requires less debugging effort, and is easier for the graders to follow.

In the real-world, code conventions are important to programmers for a number of reasons:

In CS110, code conventions are important for a number of reasons: