Short local variables could lead to bugs and misinformation

Software AgilityCode Readability

Why you should care

It is recommended to ensure local variables not short as it allows for the code to be readable and understandable by the user as well as allow for increased efficiency and accessibility. It also helps prevent possible bugs and crashes

Business Impacts

Managing the length local variables allows for code to be easily


How we detect

This code insight shows that the local variables names should not be too short.


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