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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



 
GeneralRe: Braces don't always help Pin
Daniel Wilianto7-Sep-18 17:35
Daniel Wilianto7-Sep-18 17:35 
GeneralBrace == indent Pin
kalberts28-Aug-18 2:30
kalberts28-Aug-18 2:30 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
Kewin Rausch29-Aug-18 2:57
professionalKewin Rausch29-Aug-18 2:57 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
kalberts30-Aug-18 2:59
kalberts30-Aug-18 2:59 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
Kewin Rausch30-Aug-18 23:07
professionalKewin Rausch30-Aug-18 23:07 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
kalberts31-Aug-18 1:56
kalberts31-Aug-18 1:56 
GeneralRe: Brace == indent Pin
Kewin Rausch2-Sep-18 23:58
professionalKewin Rausch2-Sep-18 23:58 
GeneralDepends on the else Pin
daleofcourse27-Aug-18 23:28
daleofcourse27-Aug-18 23:28 
If I have an if...else situation where both are single line statements I won't bother with braces, but if one is multi line I'll use braces for both to make it obvious they're related.
GeneralRe: Depends on the else Pin
Kevin McFarlane28-Aug-18 4:26
Kevin McFarlane28-Aug-18 4:26 
GeneralRe: Depends on the else Pin
Paulo Zemek28-Aug-18 12:19
Paulo Zemek28-Aug-18 12:19 
GeneralBrace for Impact! Pin
MacSpudster27-Aug-18 11:39
professionalMacSpudster27-Aug-18 11:39 
GeneralNo? Pin
dandy7227-Aug-18 7:47
dandy7227-Aug-18 7:47 
Generalbut what about... Pin
Dennis E White27-Aug-18 5:56
professionalDennis E White27-Aug-18 5:56 
GeneralRe: but what about... Pin
kalberts28-Aug-18 2:03
kalberts28-Aug-18 2:03 
GeneralRe: but what about... Pin
Kevin McFarlane30-Aug-18 2:23
Kevin McFarlane30-Aug-18 2:23 
GeneralRe: but what about... Pin
Leng Vang30-Aug-18 9:41
Leng Vang30-Aug-18 9:41 
GeneralRarely omitted Pin
W Balboos, GHB27-Aug-18 4:28
mveW Balboos, GHB27-Aug-18 4:28 
GeneralIt's like deja-vu, all over again... Pin
littleGreenDude27-Aug-18 3:30
littleGreenDude27-Aug-18 3:30 
GeneralIts habit... Pin
koolprasad200326-Aug-18 21:55
professionalkoolprasad200326-Aug-18 21:55 
GeneralRe: Its habit... Pin
Kevin McFarlane28-Aug-18 4:33
Kevin McFarlane28-Aug-18 4:33 
GeneralMy Rule of Thumb Pin
Rick York26-Aug-18 21:48
mveRick York26-Aug-18 21:48 
GeneralReSharper Pin
Efe Erdoğru26-Aug-18 21:34
professionalEfe Erdoğru26-Aug-18 21:34 
GeneralRe: ReSharper Pin
Daniel Pfeffer26-Aug-18 21:46
professionalDaniel Pfeffer26-Aug-18 21:46 
GeneralRe: ReSharper Pin
Graeme_Grant26-Aug-18 22:51
professionalGraeme_Grant26-Aug-18 22:51 
GeneralRe: ReSharper Pin
GKP19921-Sep-18 3:33
professionalGKP19921-Sep-18 3:33 

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