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Naming convention for utility classes in Java

When writing utility classes in Java, what are some good guidelines to follow? Should packges be “util” or “utils”? Is it ClassUtil or ClassUtils? When is a class a “Helper” or a “Utility”? Utility or Utilities? Or do you use a mixture of them? The standard Java library uses both Utils and Utilities: javax.swing.Utilities javax.print.attribute.AttributeSetUtilities javax.swing.plaf.basic.BasicGraphicsUtils Apache uses a variety