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“Util” and “Helper” are the most useless class names as they don’t describe anything about what they do. Everything is a helper or a utility. Even JAX-RS is a “utility for creating web services”

In my years as a Java developer, I’ve encountered a “StringUtil” class in every project. Instead, name it for what it does. A StringUtil can be a SpecialWordCounter, an XMLCleaner, a MarkdownToHTMLConverter or a HTMLOutputGuardian

As a bonus, it’s easier to fuzzy find in your editor

#java #apidesign

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