I've been frequently recommended to use simple and short sentences, especially in the technical writings where clearness is important. It seems English readers are also comfortable with this style of writing?
For example, this is a part of an article I am working on (the sentences may be familiar to you ;) )
I tried to keep them short and simple, but I am afraid that they don't sound good or professional to the reader? And maybe some sentence combination or conjunctive adverb are required?
I highlighted the beginning of each sentence to ease the reading.
In this section we describe the algorithm for extracting data from a webpage. The algorithm utilizes the wrapper created in the previous section. The input of the algorithm is the DOM tree of the webpage, the list of anchors and the contexts created by the user. Then, the nodes of the DOM tree are traversed recursively in depth-first manner. By visiting each node, it is matched against the list of anchors. If it matches any of the anchors, the anchor is marked as “active”. If this anchor belongs to a context, we check whether the anchor marks the beginning or ending of the context. ...
Is it the style you recommend?