Codenames in practical use
A codename is often used for projects in modern business and industry. The codename can make the project easier to cope and
remember. It can be a convenient way to temporarily naming a project, which final outcome can be hard to predict.
Some of the more well known code names from the computer industry is Microsofts codenames for their different Windows Operating
Systems. Chicago (Windows 95), Daytona (Windows NT 3.5), Memphis (Windows 98), Whistler (Windows XP) and Longhorn (Windows
A similar naming tradition can be found for example in the Apple universe or in open source Ubuntu project, where each new
release uses animals names.
Military code names
Also in military operations code names are commonly used. Several military code names are very well known in the public.
E.g. "Overlord" which was the allied invasion of northwest Europe in the spring of 1944 in World War 2. And "Desert Storm"
was the military codename for the American invasion of Iraq in 1991.
Military use of a code name serve two purposes. First of course it helps to keep the operation secret. Secondly it helps
to inspire the troops, win the public and add a sense of adventure and glory to otherwise cruel and dangerous military
Read more about
Codenames at the Wikipedia.
Code names for girls
If you need a secret name for your girl, the codename generator will make it for you. Perfect for making code names for girls.
I doubt the "blending moose" can recognize herself in that disguise. ;)
Code names for guys
And of course you can also use it to make code name for guys. Bet your girl friends can't guess your guys name, when you
make him a cool code name.
If you are looking for a more cute nicks for girls or boys check the
Nickname Generator for more appropriate suggestions.
Fast and easy
with no use og any libraries to speed up name generation.
the script is executed.
User research shows that the vast majority of users just want and need the core functionality. Therefore my main philosophy,
when it comes to interface design is that, Online tools and applications should be easy to use.
So the code generator is indeed easy to use. The big button is easy to spot and the names instantly are written in huge bold
types. And if you miss one, you just check the dynamically generated list with all the outputs.