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Pylint

Source-code, bug and quality checker for the Python programming language
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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 3.5K GitHub stars and 741 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Pylint's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Pylint?

Companies
18 companies reportedly use Pylint in their tech stacks, including drafthub, arivu.one, and GatewayAPI.

Developers
31 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Pylint.

Pylint Integrations

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
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Spell Check strings & comments
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Check both committed & Uncommitted code
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Pylint's Features

  • Syntax Check
  • Style Check
  • Warnings

Pylint Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Pylint?
ESLint
A pluggable and configurable linter tool for identifying and reporting on patterns in JavaScript. Maintain your code quality with ease.
Prettier
Prettier is an opinionated code formatter. It enforces a consistent style by parsing your code and re-printing it with its own rules that take the maximum line length into account, wrapping code when necessary.
SonarQube
SonarQube provides an overview of the overall health of your source code and even more importantly, it highlights issues found on new code. With a Quality Gate set on your project, you will simply fix the Leak and start mechanically improving.
Snyk
Automatically find & fix vulnerabilities in your code, containers, Kubernetes, and Terraform
TSLint
An extensible static analysis tool that checks TypeScript code for readability, maintainability, and functionality errors. It is widely supported across modern editors & build systems and can be customized with your own lint rules, configurations, and formatters.
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Pylint's Followers
59 developers follow Pylint to keep up with related blogs and decisions.