Hungarian notation

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Etymology[edit]

The notation was invented by Charles Simonyi (born 1948), Hungarian-American computer programmer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /hʌŋˈɡɛɹi.ən noʊˈteɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

Hungarian notation (uncountable)

  1. (computing, programming) A naming convention in which the name of a variable indicates its data type and intended use by including abbreviations as prefixes.
    lpsz is Hungarian notation for a 32-bit pointer to a null-terminated string.

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