Stop using Hungarian jQuery!

I’ve been in software development for long enough that I remember a time when Hungarian Notation was all the rage to write strFirstName, iAge and objPerson, I also remember it dying and dying for a good reason.
The rise of Hungarian jQueryThis is…

I’ve been in software development for long enough that I remember a time when Hungarian Notation was all the rage to write strFirstName, iAge and objPerson, I also remember it dying and dying for a good reason. The rise of Hungarian jQueryThis is something that I’ve been noticing more and more in JavaScript code that I work with, code that looks like this: var $foo = $('.foo'); //do something with $foo Do you see what I’m referring to, the prefixing of $ onto a jQuery variable with the purpose of indicating that it’s a jQuery object.
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