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    I also like intellisense and it's red squiggly underlining. I've been trained for years in English to ignore this feature and it helps me focus on making a million mistakes yet getting work done and tackling them later.

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    I like syntax highlighting because it greatly reduces the "wall of text" effect of a piece of dense code. The particular details of which kinds of tokens get certain colors is less important than just breaking up the text somehow. Indentation is a visual cue which nobody competent has any argument with, allowing code to be interpreted "across the room" at least at a high level. I feel the same way about highlighting.

    The "real men suffer through it" argument just doesn't convince me at all. I find that the highlighting helps me navigate code, especially unfamiliar code, faster. I don't care how or why it helps, just that it does.
    Code:
    //try
    //{
    	if (a) do { f( b); } while(1);
    	else   do { f(!b); } while(1);
    //}

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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewHunter View Post
    LOL....he has become quite dazzling lately. Are we invited to your "coming out" party quzah?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewHunter View Post
    LOL....he has become quite dazzling lately. Are we invited to your "coming out" party quzah?
    Yeah like I'd waste coming out on a bunch of ugly old programmers.


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    Quote Originally Posted by quzah View Post
    Yeah like I'd waste coming out on a bunch of ugly old programmers.
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