Conventions Used in This Book
I use the following formatting conventions in this book:
Is occasionally used to refer to particular keys on a computer
keyboard or to portions of a user interface, such as the Back button or the Options menu.
Is used for emphasis and to signify the first use of a term.
Italic is also used for email addresses, web
sites, FTP sites, file and directory names, and newsgroups. Finally,
italic is used in this book for the names of
- Constant width
for anything that you would type literally when programming.
- Constant width italic
Is used for the names of function arguments, and generally as a
placeholder to indicate an item that should be replaced with an
actual value in your program.