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TIOBE - C Coding Standard

TIOBE - C Coding Standard

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issued by the CCB Coding Standards TIOBE


This document defines the TIOBE C Coding Standard. The coding standard consists of rules and recommendations for code written and/or maintained in the C programming language.


This coding standard applies to all C code that is written and/or maintained. The procedure to be followed when a rule must be broken is outside the scope of this document.

This coding standard does specify rules and recommendations

The TIOBE C coding standard does not attempt to teach how to design effective C code. It also does not categorically rule out any programming idioms that C is designed to support.