Saturday, February 21, 2009

Updated Naming Convention

As we discussed in class on Wednesday, the naming convention that we originally chose for homework files had a few shortcomings. This new version should address the things we missed the first time.

Please follow this updated file-naming convention when submitting assignments as attachments.

hw[assignment number]-[file number]_adv3560_[first 3 characters of last name].[file suffix]

If I were submitting Assignment #3 and I needed just one attached file, I would name it:


If I were submitting Assignment #3 and I needed to include three attached files, I would name them:


[post updated with correction (explanation in comments) on 3/4/09, 5:02 p.m.]


  1. jnee...that's first initial of the first name, and first two characters of the last name.
    But you stated first 3 characters of the last name, which is it?
    Please verify.
    Thank you.

  2. Very well spotted! It should be the first three (or fewer) letters of the last name. I will correct it now.