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Paragraph level.

Are you thinking that the compiler does something more optimized because you wrote it as a sentence instead of paragraph? Or were you thinking that less typing benefits the project overall? Or perhaps some other underlying reason?

Paragraph style is not only more readable and understandable to another programmer reading it for the first time, it is more readable and understandable to you 6 months, a year, or 2 years later when you revisit the code for the first time since you finished it.

Paragraph style is also easier to debug and see runtime values.

When you are not the only programmer involved now or conceivably in the future, paragraph style would have a positive effect on the maintenance portion of lifecycle cost.

Another benefit of paragraph style is that it lends itself better to adding comments that explain the what and why of what you are doing.

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