How coding in Python is bad for you

Ben Bacarisse ben.usenet at
Tue Jan 24 10:51:57 EST 2017

Chris Angelico <rosuav at> writes:
> ... I teach JavaScript as well as Python, and I've seen some
> pretty horrendous indentation flaws (examples available if people ask
> privately, but I will anonymize them because I'm not here to shame
> students) - but there have been nearly as many cases where the
> indentation's fine and the bracket nesting isn't.

Can I ask what editor(s) your students have available?  I ask because
I've not given a moment's thought to indentation or what bracket matches
what for decades due to having a helpful editor.


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