CamelCase

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Etymology[edit]

camel + case from the appearance of the humps of a camel.

Noun[edit]

CamelCase ‎(uncountable)

  1. (typography, often used in programming) The style of writing as "ThisIsAnExample" or "thisIsAnExample", by concatenating multiple component words, (i.e., writing without any space between them), while capitalizing the first letter of each word, starting with the first or the second word.

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CamelCase is often used as one of multiple conventions for names of variables in programming languages: compare "MyVariableName", "myvariablename" and "my_variable_name".

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