Pylint is a tool that tells you when your Python code is broken or when it has coding problems. As a newish Python coder, using it has taught me a lot about conventions, and has helped to make my code significantly cleaner. Enabling it in my IDE, Geany, makes it so that using it is just another part of my development workflow.
Enabling Pylint in Geany is easy. Simply open Geany, and create a new build
command that uses
pylint -r no "%f" as the command, and
(.*) as the error regular expression. After you’ve done this,
using this build command instead of saving your work will run Pylint on your
current file, showing you warnings, errors and fatal errors in red.
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