Definition 6.6: documentation
A method of preserving information useful to others in understanding an information system or part thereof.
Definition 6.7: vertical alignment
A method of listing items vertically so that they are easier to read quickly.
Definition 6.8: comments
Information inserted into a source code file for documentation of the program.
Definition 6.9: banners
A set of comment lines used to help separate the functions and other sections of a program.
Definition 6.10: braces
Used to identify a block of code in C++.
Definition 6.11: indention
A method used to make sections of source code more visible.
Definition 6.12: meaningful
A rule that says identifier names must be easily understood by another reading the source code.
Definition 6.13: consistent
A rule that says to type identifier names in upper and lower case consistently throughout your source code.