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priyanaka jaiswal
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what coding standard we need to follow while developing application?

Thanks in advance
fred rosenberger
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if you are coding by yourself, for yourself, you can use any standard you want - but make sure you DO use one.

If you are working for a company or in a group, you should use whatever standard the group/company tells you to use.

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Matthew Brown

Joined: Apr 06, 2010
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That depends. If you're working for an organisation that has a coding standard, or you're forced to use one for some other reason, use that one.

If you're choosing to follow a coding standard, then it's entirely up to you. If you Google you'll find plenty (e.g. http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/codeconv-138413.html, https://code.google.com/p/java-coding-standards/), and you just need to choose one you like.
priyanaka jaiswal
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thank you for quick response
Campbell Ritchie

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We have our own, but a lot of people myself included think things like “avoid do loops” are unnecessarily strict. The few style guides I have seen seem to be several years old.
Rafael Prado Oliveira

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I suggest you to follow Java Good Pratices
Jesper de Jong
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I think that most developers follow the standards that Sun invented long ago: CamelCase for class and interface names, lowerCamelCase for methods and variables, etc. - see the document Code Conventions for the Java Programming Language, which is and old document (1999) but which still has some relevance.

A book which is not just about coding standards but also about good Java programming practice is Effective Java - every Java developer should read this book.

Consider using tools such as Checkstyle, PMD and FindBugs, which will check for style and many common programming problems in Java programs.

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