There will be some examples in this chapter. If you want to follow along, you’ll find how to use the Apps Script integrated development environment (IDE) in the last section.
Although it’s not mandatory in either language, style is an important way of communicating information about the variables and functions to yourself and others who might read your code.
If you are a traditional VBA developer, you may be familiar with the convention known as Hungarian notation. With this convention, the type of the variable forms part of its name. For example:
Nowadays, the use of Hungarian is less popular, even in VBA circles, but nevertheless you’ll find it’s still very much alive and well in much of the VBA code you’ll come across.