Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
There's more than one way to do things

Re^2: Short form (ternary) if else

by trwww (Priest)
on Feb 09, 2012 at 17:38 UTC ( #952795=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Short form (ternary) if else
in thread Short form (ternary) if else

Whenever I see this I usually see this right afterwards:

if ( $vxdg != '' ) {

Where they should probably be using:

if ( $vxdg ) {

Which would make the || "" in the assignment unnecessary.

Yes, I understand sometimes zero and the empty string are distinct values from undef in many business rules, but I don't think that applies as aften as many coders believe.

Comment on Re^2: Short form (ternary) if else
Select or Download Code

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://952795]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others studying the Monastery: (9)
As of 2016-02-09 18:42 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    How many photographs, souvenirs, artworks, trophies or other decorative objects are displayed in your home?

    Results (323 votes), past polls