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When coding, do you put braces around single nested statements?

Survey period: 27 Aug 2018 to 3 Sep 2018

When coding using a language with braces, that is.

OptionVotes% 
Yes, always47536.48
Yes, mostly27120.81
Depends on the situation25019.20
Not usually16612.75
Never785.99
I don't code using a language with braces624.76



 
GeneralNot usually Pin
Leng Vang30-Aug-18 8:51
Leng Vang30-Aug-18 8:51 
GeneralYou people don't know how to be Analy Retentive Pin
Mycroft Holmes29-Aug-18 13:03
professionalMycroft Holmes29-Aug-18 13:03 
GeneralRe: You people don't know how to be Analy Retentive Pin
CodeWraith29-Aug-18 23:02
CodeWraith29-Aug-18 23:02 
GeneralI don't, the beautifier does, as it is supposed to Pin
Franc Morales28-Aug-18 23:58
Franc Morales28-Aug-18 23:58 
GeneralRe: I don't, the beautifier does, as it is supposed to Pin
CodeWraith29-Aug-18 23:05
CodeWraith29-Aug-18 23:05 
GeneralHow is "Yes, mostly" that different from "It depends on the situation"? Pin
TNCaver28-Aug-18 6:46
TNCaver28-Aug-18 6:46 
GeneralRe: How is "Yes, mostly" that different from "It depends on the situation"? Pin
Sammuel Miranda29-Aug-18 9:04
professionalSammuel Miranda29-Aug-18 9:04 
GeneralRe: How is "Yes, mostly" that different from "It depends on the situation"? Pin
Jared Stroebele30-Aug-18 3:42
professionalJared Stroebele30-Aug-18 3:42 
GeneralOne line-it every time i can Pin
Sammuel Miranda28-Aug-18 6:43
professionalSammuel Miranda28-Aug-18 6:43 
GeneralRe: One line-it every time i can PinPopular
Richard Deeming29-Aug-18 4:05
mveRichard Deeming29-Aug-18 4:05 
GeneralRe: One line-it every time i can Pin
Sammuel Miranda29-Aug-18 8:55
professionalSammuel Miranda29-Aug-18 8:55 
GeneralRe: One line-it every time i can Pin
Kevin McFarlane30-Aug-18 1:16
Kevin McFarlane30-Aug-18 1:16 
GeneralRe: One line-it every time i can Pin
Sammuel Miranda4-Sep-18 5:17
professionalSammuel Miranda4-Sep-18 5:17 
GeneralBraces don't always help Pin
Marc Clifton28-Aug-18 2:09
mvaMarc Clifton28-Aug-18 2:09 
Spend 1/2 a day debugging this in C once. Granted, I was a n00b, but still.
for (int i=0; i<10; i++);
{
  // do stuff
}

Took forever to discover why the "loop" executed only once! Laugh | :laugh:
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GeneralRe: Braces don't always help Pin
den2k8828-Aug-18 3:00
professionalden2k8828-Aug-18 3:00 
GeneralRe: Braces don't always help PinPopular
Mladen Janković28-Aug-18 3:31
Mladen Janković28-Aug-18 3:31 
GeneralRe: Braces don't always help Pin
Ravi Bhavnani1-Sep-18 11:48
professionalRavi Bhavnani1-Sep-18 11:48 
GeneralRe: Braces don't always help Pin
Daniel Wilianto7-Sep-18 16:33
Daniel Wilianto7-Sep-18 16:33 
GeneralRe: Braces don't always help Pin
TNCaver28-Aug-18 6:41
TNCaver28-Aug-18 6:41 
GeneralRe: Braces don't always help Pin
Daniel Wilianto7-Sep-18 16:35
Daniel Wilianto7-Sep-18 16:35 
GeneralBrace == indent Pin
kalberts28-Aug-18 1:30
kalberts28-Aug-18 1:30 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
Kewin Rausch29-Aug-18 1:57
professionalKewin Rausch29-Aug-18 1:57 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
kalberts30-Aug-18 1:59
kalberts30-Aug-18 1:59 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
Kewin Rausch30-Aug-18 22:07
professionalKewin Rausch30-Aug-18 22:07 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
kalberts31-Aug-18 0:56
kalberts31-Aug-18 0:56 

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