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Why would you use var instead of double for example. Doesn't var make the code more diffcult to read?

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Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Using "var" just lets the compiler determine the type for you. In many cases, a variable is being declared and initialized at the same time, so the type is obvious to both the compiler and the reader from what is being assigned to it. I personally think the code can be easier to read at those times.

But if the type isn't clear at first glance, even if the compiler can determine it, I think you have a strong case for using a explicit type declaration for readability.

Happy coding!