re: Demystifying the Long Arrow "Operator" VIEW POST


Well, the point of this article isn't really to encourage you to use it, thus my recommendation against it towards the end of the article. It's just a fun way of reading code.

In the bright side, at least you now know what that weird long arrow means in some code bases if ever you encounter them.

Come on, you don't discourage it nearly enough as you should if that was indeed your intention. This isn't something that "beginners shouldn't be doing", this is something that no one should be doing. Saying something isn't "for beginners" isn't condemnation, it's just motivation for aspiring ninjas. There's no upside to using this "operator": Long Arrow "operator" considered harmful.

Don't worry. I'm pretty sure the comments section has discouraged its usage strongly enough. It's fascinating how passionate everyone is against the way of formatting such code.

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