I do not use an IDE. I do not like them.
Typically the only comments I put at the end of a bracket is for end of 
class and end of function. End of class is not needed when the file only 
contains a class, but it provides visual consistency.

I'm not sure why some people care if there is a comment at end of a closing 
bracket. Why does it matter to them?

On Friday, December 29, 2017 at 1:28:56 AM UTC-8, Alexander Makarov wrote:
>
> Any good IDE and even simple code editors could highlight matching { and } 
> so I see no practical use in having a comment.
>
> On Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 10:12:47 AM UTC+3, Joe T. wrote:
>>
>> Refactoring to smaller blocks isn't always practical, particularly with 
>> older legacy code. i've often used the style described, because inevitably, 
>> some hint that describes the block is more helpful than nothing at all. The 
>> project i currently work with is a nightmare of inconsistent patterns, 
>> procedural logic crammed into class methods, etc. Just getting things 
>> documented to understand inner workings of individual *blocks* (let 
>> alone whole functions) has been a long, slow process.
>>
>> That said, perhaps moving the "end-of" comment to the line *inside* or 
>> *after* the terminating *}* can be helpful in most cases, but not 
>> perfect.
>>
>>                 }
>>                 // END foreach($rows)
>>             }
>>             // END while ($count)
>>             // END ridiculously large if ($foo)
>>         } elseif ($bar) {
>>             // ...
>>         }
>>         // END ridiculously large if/elseif chain
>>         // END of foo()
>>     }
>> }
>>
>> There's no ideal solution, given other rules about splitting chained 
>> controls like "*} else[if ()] {*" because there's no good placement of 
>> such a comment, nor good way to format it if complying with all the rules.
>>
>> On Sunday, 3 December 2017 05:07:03 UTC-5, Andreas Möller wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> I have a style that includes commenting on closing braces of long blocks 
>>> to help readability. For example,
>>>
>>> class MyClass 
>>> {
>>>    ...
>>> } // MyClass
>>>
>>>
>>> How about not writing long blocks to help with readability?
>>>
>>> There are a range of possibilities to refactor your code to avoid the 
>>> need for comments altogether. See https://refactoring.com/catalog/. 
>>>
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Andreas
>>>
>>

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