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Why += instead of ++ to increment by 1

Is there a reason the teachers use += to iterate a loop instead of ++ to increment by 1? Is it just preference or is there a good reason?

An example: for(let i = 0; i < 3; i += 1) instead of for(let i = 0; i < 3; i++)

Cool. Thanks for the reply.

1 Answer

Carl Evison
Carl Evison
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I think it's because it's easier for beginners to understand.

In their personal projects and work they'll most likely use ++