Code Styles: Readable Rules and Petty Preferences


In this episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk about their preferred coding styles and preferences they use, and why.

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Show Notes
  • 00:11 Welcome
  • 02:35 Function definition
  • 06:43 File path aliases
  • 09:36 Implicit vs Explicit Return
  • 13:49 Array.reduce() VS literally anything else
  • 17:37 Loop vs array method
  • 22:55 Sponsor: Linode
  • 23:37 Updating vs creating a new var
  • 30:36 Iterable to Array
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  • 36:16 Destructuring vs
  • 39:22 Destructuring Arrays vs Reference by index
  • 41:40 Number(string) vs +string
  • 43:35 Incrementing
  • 45:06 Multiple ifs
  • 47:48 Multiple ifs vs switch vs Ternary
  • 51:05 Promises / Error Catching
  • 53:50 if(falsy) block VS return false;
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  • 56:26 Spaces vs tabs
  • 58:39 Trailing commas
  • 00:40 Semicolons
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