Some people think that well-styled code is a waste of effort and as long as the code works you shouldn’t bother. It’s often the same kind of people how says that writing automatic tests are a waste of time because it is faster to only test manually right now but doesn’t take the future maintenance of the code into consideration.
The thing is that code is read way more than it is written. Read that again. If you think logically about this it should be obvious why it pays off to keep the code readable by good and consistent style practices.
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