Symmetrical listing allows for better understanding and bug prevention

Software AgilityCode Readability

Why you should care

It is recommended to have the list be symmetrical as it allows for the code to be readable and understandable by the user as well allow for increased efficiency and accessibility. It also helps prevent possible bugs and crashes.

Business Impacts

It is advised to give careful attention to the columns list as improper usage of the list can result in increased financial costs, waste of time and resources.


How we detect

This code insight focuses that the list of columns should be systematically listed after the table name.


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