What is Pylint?
It is a Python static code analysis tool which looks for programming errors, helps enforcing a coding standard, sniffs for code smells and offers simple refactoring suggestions.
Pylint is a tool in the Code Review category of a tech stack.
Pylint is an open source tool with 3.6K GitHub stars and 776 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Pylint's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Pylint?
21 companies reportedly use Pylint in their tech stacks, including drafthub, arivu.one, and GatewayAPI.
39 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Pylint.
Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio, Vim, PyCharm, and Debian are some of the popular tools that integrate with Pylint. Here's a list of all 20 tools that integrate with Pylint.
Pros of Pylint
Hints to improve code
Code score & directions
Spell Check strings & comments
Check both committed & Uncommitted code
- Syntax Check
- Style Check
Pylint Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Pylint?
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