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Heather Gray6,225 Points
Is there a reason the instructors use += 1 instead of the increment operator (++) in loops?
Since I started with languages like C++ and Java, I use the ++ post increment operator by nature in all languages that allow it whenever I need to increment by 1 at a time. (I do the same with post-decrement -- where needed)
for(let i = 0; i < 10; i++)
I notice instructors using i += 1 instead. Is there any reason to avoid ++ and -- in JS?
Rich DonnellanTreehouse Moderator 25,764 Points
It's quicker and it's cooler, I think
I meant that it's quicker to type.