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#21 Avoid Ternary Conditional Operator (? :)

There is a Java conditional operator, known as the ternary conditional operator, which is often used in entirely inappropriate situations that make poor code.  Abuse of this operator is so common that I advise avoiding it completely unless you know really what it is doing.  Actually there are cases where it works OK, but in many situations it creates larger, slower code. Read the rest of this entry »


Posted by on November 1, 2011 in Coding


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