Flake8 is a wrapper around these tools:
- Ned Batchelder's McCabe script
Flake8 runs all the tools by launching the single
It displays the warnings in a per-file, merged output.
It also adds a few features:
files that contain this line are skipped:
# flake8: noqa
lines that contain a
# noqacomment at the end will not issue warnings.
you can ignore specific errors on a line with
# noqa: <error>, e.g.,
# noqa: E234. Multiple codes can be given, separated by comma. The
noqatoken is case insensitive, the colon before the list of codes is required otherwise the part after
Git and Mercurial hooks
See our quickstart documentation for how to install and get started with Flake8.
Frequently Asked Questions
Flake8 maintains an FAQ in its documentation.
Questions or Feedback
If you have questions you'd like to ask the developers, or feedback you'd like to provide, feel free to use the mailing list: firstname.lastname@example.org
We would love to hear from you. Additionally, if you have a feature you'd like to suggest, the mailing list would be the best place for it.
- Flake8 Documentation
- GitLab Project
- All (Open and Closed) Issues
- Code-Quality Archives
- Code of Conduct
- Getting Started Contributing
Flake8 was created by Tarek Ziadé and is currently maintained by Ian Cordasco