Word Choice

The following table lists the preferred word or phrase choice.

Preferred Word Choice

Word Do not use
and so on etc.
delete destroy
plug-in plugin
add-on addon
select check
such as, as in like
verify be sure
GitHub Github, github
JavaScript Javascript, javascript, js
jQuery jquery
Management Interface ZMI
HiDPI Retina

Words To Avoid

Avoid contractions, such as “don’t” and “you’d”. Fully spell out the words, such as “do not” and “you would”.

  • very
  • just
  • easy, easily
  • simple, simply
  • obviously