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When defining "editing" why using these spaces?

In video the instructor writes like this:

ng-click=" editing = !editing "

when these also work:

ng-click="editing = !editing"

and even


Is there some common practise when writing these kinds in Angular?

At the same time in javascript normally you would see not equal as != and not other way around =!. This confuses me a bit.

1 Answer

Nicholas Grenwalt
Nicholas Grenwalt
46,626 Points

You always want to write code that is easier to understand. Each way you've provided the code will work, but with spacing it makes things a lot easier on the eyes so generally developers will lean towards the second way. It makes for a much cleaner presentation when you have to show and explain code as well.