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Do you need to use else if?

Is it OK to just have 3 separate if(){} statements? Or is better practice to use else if(){}?

The reason I ask it works both ways.

Dave StSomeWhere
Dave StSomeWhere
19,821 Points

The answer is really based on the context of the situation. Think about how easy it would be for someone else to jump into that code block and understand what is happening (playing nice with others). Also, if you are part of a team, then what ever coding standards are used by the team would make sense.

Dave varmutant Thanks for the answer! If you can cut n' paste your answer using "Post comment" instead of "Add Comment", I can mark it as Best Answer and we can mark this question as closed. Thanks!

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Dave StSomeWhere
Dave StSomeWhere
19,821 Points

Sure thing jaycode - here it is:

The answer is really based on the context of the situation. Think about how easy it would be for someone else to jump into that code block and understand what is happening (playing nice with others). Also, if you are part of a team, then what ever coding standards are used by the team would make sense.