What is snake case?

PHP: What is snake case?

Snake case is the way of writing words/phrases, where each word is separated by an underscore character. It is often used for variable names. For example $blog_posts is in snake case. Sometimes it is written as snake_case.

See also Camel case (e.g. $camelCaseVariable)

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