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Jong Kim6,145 Points
Why do we need a bracket even though we have parenthesis?
Why don't we just put everything inside of parenthesis?
Why can't we just put everything inside of parenthesis?? for (i = 0; i <= 5; i += 1; text += i + ' ')
What is the purpose of separating a parenthesis and bracket?
Why do we have to write ' text += i + ' '; ' inside of bracket instead just write down into the parenthesis?
Steven Parker221,291 Points
You could certainly make it work that way, and technically, I'd call that a legitimate alternative solution.
But it's a rather unconventional way to construct a loop, and its purpose might not be as immediately clear to someone reading the code. So for that reason I don't think it would qualify as a "best practice".
However, I must admit that I have made loops like that myself on occasion.