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Haha “you do you man” - hilarious! Read my “note:” in original comment. My whole point is a better human vs IDE I/O throughput. Can’t imagine this improvement can be any bad? Process stays the same, some aspects get significant improvement, that’s it

EDIT: also how many times in your career you had a problem where you had to make a significant and time consuming effort over that one line of code (other than hackathons, of course). With practically all high-level langs in modern collaborative environments readability is prioritized. “I should be able to read your code as a well written prose” - uncle Bob’s statement, is pretty much universal doctrine. Ability to type fast here is greatly underestimated






>With practically all high-level langs in modern collaborative environments readability is prioritized.

Readability and verbosity are two different things. I can see how someone using Java would think that typing faster is better. But that's a reflection of poor language design choices rather than anything intrinsic to programming.


Oddly enough, I find that I type fewer keystrokes when writing Java than, for example, Python. The boring predictability of the language allows the IDE to guess what you're thinking most of the time.



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