Are there any good JS prettifiers online? Maybe a link through for
those needing a little visual help would benefit?

On 05/10/2007, Thomas Fuchs <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> Hi Sven!
>
> We won't change the way the source code is formatted, as we like it
> the way it is. Most people take a short while to "switch over" from
> more traditional JavaScript source code formatting, but once you've
> made that step the code is pretty easy to read.
>
> The basic rules governing the style are conciseness and overal code
> beauty (of course, beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, so YMMV).
>
> Best,
> Thomas
>
> Am 04.10.2007 um 13:07 schrieb Sven Klose:
>
> >
> > I�m new to the source code, and had big trouble reading it. With the
> > right indentation one could spot constructs immediately, but actually,
> > the code is so compressed, it takes ages to even figure out where a
> > function starts and where it ends, to spot if-statements and variable
> > declarations, and so on.
> >
> > Some suggestions in detail:
> >
> > - dedicate a whole line for an opening/ending brace of a function if
> > it doesn't contain just one statement,
> > - keep the width of lines small,
> > - declare only a single variable in a var-statement,
> > - have indented conditional blocks, instead of squeezing an if-
> > statement into a single line,
> > - use distinct variable names, not 'Method' and 'method' in the same
> > function for example,
> > - use TABs, so all this all can be done without increasing the code
> > size, and one can set the indentation width to suit his/her needs,
> > - add more comments :)
> >
> > Your visual perception can spot the overall structure of code at once.
> > Please keep it stupid for the likes of me. ;) I'd do the reformatting,
> > if desired.
> > However, I find the use of spaces and empty lines very good already.
> >
> > Best regards.
> >
> >
> > >
>
>
> >
>


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