Correct indentation allows for better understanding and bug prevention

Software AgilityCode Readability

Why you should care

It is recommended to correctly indent the lines 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

Ensuring that lines are properly indented allows for the code to be more readable and easier to understand on the technical side as well as making it run better overall. Following this practice saves time and cost.


How we detect

This code insight shows that lines should be correctly indented.


About CAST and Highlight’s Code Insights

Over the last 25 years, CAST has leveraged unique knowledge on software quality measurement by analyzing thousands of applications and billions of lines of code. Based on this experience and community standards on programming best practices, Highlight implements hundreds of code insights across 15+ technologies to calculate health factors of a software.

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