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How do you name an enum?

1.6. enum naming convention
  1. enum name should be in title case (same as class names).
  2. enum fields should be in all UPPER CASE (same as static final constants).

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Beside this, should enum name be plural or singular?

8 Answers. Use a singular name for most Enum types, but use a plural name for Enum types that are bit fields. One recommendation comes from the .

how do you use enums? Enums are lists of constants. When you need a predefined list of values which do represent some kind of numeric or textual data, you should use an enum. You should always use enums when a variable (especially a method parameter) can only take one out of a small set of possible values.

Similarly, what are enumerated data types?

In computer programming, an enumerated type (also called enumeration, enum, or factor in the R programming language, and a categorical variable in statistics) is a data type consisting of a set of named values called elements, members, enumeral, or enumerators of the type.

How is enum stored in memory?

Enums are stored constants. Once a list of values is created for a enumeration those values are stored as literals against their display name(access name given at the time of declaration of enum). But we prefer enums than define because easier to support and read the code with enums then with #defines.

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