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Discussion on: Beginners Guide to Auto Formatting

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Pavel Morava

I think you do not need to introduce Python when you want to write about part of its ecosystem.

I guess somebody who knows nothing of Python will hardly find attractive Python's autoformatters 😉

Moreover, the comparison you used is dated to Java 7 times I believe.

Since then Python and Java have changed. Thanks to optional static typing, Python is visually more complex while Java has improved a bit.

Moreover, if Kotlin prevails over Java, Python will have harder times as Kotlin is more sexy than Java. 😁

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vybhav72954 Author

I wrote everything from a beginner's perspective and not going to lie, it makes blogs needlessly lengthy. Actually what inspired me to write this article was the DeepSource code analyzer I have in one of my Repos, and most new contributors always are terrified about failing checks in the Pull Requests because of unstructured code. I think auto formatters would be actually a good tool for them to use and would cause me lesser headaches as well, as I can expect some better quality code.

Definitely, Kotlin is love, I just started playing around with it, it's fun. Don't get me wrong, Java being the first language I learned, is one of my favs.