Not only can you see whether other programmers are in line with your pet programming habit (or peeve) but you can compare conventions across languages. The tool also could be used to track changing trends over time, such as max code line length, single versus double quotes, or using all-caps for constant names.
Popular Convention offers just the right dose of distraction for a midday coding break. More importantly, using it could help you adjust your coding habits for better communication with other programmers.
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