A standard practice of naming your variables, functions, subroutines and class names. The naming convention should help you to differentiate between the different types of objects in Active Server Pages. You may also use a naming convention to define your ASP script filenames.
a set of rules or guidelines for naming files. A naming convention is used to organize related files by adding a project number, date, figure number, descriptive name, section number or page number to a file name. For example, when working on a project involving text and graphics, you may want to name your files in such a way that you can keep track of which sections
The set of syntactic rules that govern how a name is generated. These rules determine whether a name is valid or invalid in the context in which the name is used.
A naming convention is a collection of rules followed by a set of names. The intent is that users of these names will be able to deduce useful information, based on the names' character sequence and knowledge of the rules followed. For instance, in Manhattan, streets are numbered with East-West streets being called "Streets" and North-South streets called "Avenues".