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Monday, May 07, 2007

Avoiding Indent

To reduce the amount of indentation, you can negate your logic:

def positive_logic(x):
if x > 2:
y = f(x)
if y < 10:
g = f(y)
if g > 0:
do_cool_stuff(g)

will become:

def negative_logic(x):
if x <= 2:
return
y = f(x)
if y >= 10:
return
g = f(y)
if g <= 0:
return
do_cool_stuff(g)
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