Uncommented functions or methods increase costs
def area (width, height) : return width * height
def area (width, height) : """ Returns the area of a rectangle. """ return width * height
Why you should care
Docstrings help you remember the intention of a function or method. This is especially important as your codebase grows and it becomes harder to remember the implementation details of each object.
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