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Well no because this
Code:
if (formula == true)
equal this
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if (formula)
But I wouldn't say its bad to do "== false". I think its more of a preference to use "!" rather than "== false". smile.gif

Think of this in another way.

The representation of falsity might be "false" in C# and some other languages but that's not always the case for all languages.

Some use 1 and 0 instead of true and false.
Some use True and False instead of true and false. (Note the capital letters).

If you stick to the style we've pointed out, you can use the same style without getting confused across many different languages. If you do what you're doing right now, you'll have to remember how a certain language represents the boolean values and that might get painfully confusing if you're switching between working with different languages. smile.gif
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Think of this in another way.
The representation of falsity might be "false" in C# and some other languages but that's not always the case for all languages.
Some use 1 and 0 instead of true and false.
Some use True and False instead of true and false. (Note the capital letters).
If you stick to the style we've pointed out, you can use the same style without getting confused across many different languages. If you do what you're doing right now, you'll have to remember how a certain language represents the boolean values and that might get painfully confusing if you're switching between working with different languages. smile.gif

That's an excellent point. Didn't think of it that way. thumb.gif
    
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That's an excellent point. Didn't think of it that way. thumb.gif

Glad to have been able to convince you.

My work here is done. biggrin.gif
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Glad to have been able to convince you.
My work here is done. biggrin.gif

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I use ! instead of == false, mainly cos I'm lazy biggrin.gif
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Is it a good idea to use async write and read methods if my program's not threaded?
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Is it a good idea to use async write and read methods if my program's not threaded?

the day we can divide by 0, and not cause a wormhole.
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the day we can divide by 0, and not cause a wormhole.

Hahahah I loved that answer biggrin.gif
    
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post #169 of 1143
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Is it a good idea to use async write and read methods if my program's not threaded?

Yes. Async does not mean threading necessarily. With I/O, async means that the whole task is offloaded to hardware and the CPU is left to do more work on the thread. The CPU is then woken up when the I/O hardware and subsequent drivers (i.e the "I/O subsystem") has completed (or failed, or cancelled) the request.

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Do you guys think it's better to have a little bit of knowledge in all the languages or to be really good at one.
I wouldn't call myself a programmer quite yet because all i know is VBA.

My employer is offering me a chance to go on some courses and I'm juggling which one i want to go on. Should I go on a broad programming course which covers all bases at a minimal basis, or if I should go on a VB intensive one which will go more in-depth.
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