- Variables tend to start with a letter.
- Spaces are not allowed in variables
- Special characters such as “!,-,@” are not allowed in the name
- Digits are allowed but keep Rule number 1 in mind.
Example of valid names
user total output results
Example of invalid names
Becky Johnson output! 12Users first-name
Variable names should clearly express how the variable is going to be used. For example, the following names are valid but not typically a good idea to use:
tuna = 32
TheResultsFromACalculationWithALongName = ((32 + x) / 5)
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