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Mikesh Maharjan
Mikesh Maharjan

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" vs ' in JavaScript. Which one do you prefer?

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Tobias SN

” so I can use apostrophes without having to escape them. And it just looks better in my opinion.

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Peyton McGinnis

Single quote. Faster to type since you don't have to hold down the shift key and ends up looking cleaner in my opinion.

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Alvaro Montoro • Edited on

I guess I'm old school: " for strings and ' for single chars.

...although it doesn't really matter because in the end, we have prettier and it unifies all of them into single quotes.

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