Secret ingredients to quality software

Do you use digits instead of words?

Whenever writing numbers for a web audience, it's generally a good idea to use numerals, especially for complicated numbers. Numerals are more easily noticed when a page is scanned by a user's eye. For example:

There are seventy three good reasons to do this.

Figure: Bad Example - The number is spelled out.

There are 73 good reasons to do this.

Figure: Good Example - This is easy to read and more noticeable

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