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This plugin for linter provides an interface to JSHint. It will lint JavaScript in files with the .js extension and optionally inside <script> blocks in HTML or PHP files.


The Linter package must be installed in order to use this plugin. If it isn't installed, please follow the instructions here.

Plugin installation

$ apm install linter-jshint


You can configure linter-jshint by editing ~/.atom/config.cson (choose Open Your Config in Atom menu):

  # Path of the `jshint` executable
  executablePath: '/path/to/bundled/jshint'

  # Lint JavaScript inside `<script>` blocks in HTML or PHP files
  lintInlineJavaScript: false

  # Disable linter when no `.jshintrc` is found in project
  disableWhenNoJshintrcFileInPath: false


If you would like to contribute enhancements or fixes, please do the following:

  1. Fork the plugin repository
  2. Hack on a separate topic branch created from the latest master
  3. Commit and push the topic branch
  4. Make a pull request
  5. Welcome to the club 😎

Please note that modifications should follow these coding guidelines:

  • Indent of 2 spaces
  • Code should pass CoffeeLint with the provided coffeelint.json
  • Vertical whitespace helps readability, don't be afraid to use it

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