This one confused me for a minute when a colleague asked me:
My first thought was that should be a syntax error, but it's not. It is infact two strings, the first contains the text
"some string", the second is empty
"". If you output that you'll get:
It's the same output as:
It's actually a pattern we've all used for a long time, if a string is long and splits over a line you can append multiple strings together. Useful when you want to break the text up, but not embed spaces and new lines, like a triple quoted string would. For example:
"This is a long message "\ " that goes over two lines"