Add ESLint and Prettier to your GitExplorer assignment.

Details for completing these tasks are in the ESLint assignment.


Watch the video.


To run the script, first make it executable, then run it:

chmod +x prettier


If an object is passed props, ESLint wants you to declare the type for each property. Begin by importing PropTypes:

import PropTypes from 'prop-types';

In this example we define the props passed to a React component called MyReactComponent. The address property is an object with two properties: firstname and lastname.

MyReactComponent.propTypes = {
    classes: PropTypes.object.isRequired,
    address: PropTypes.shape({
        firstName: PropTypes.string,
        lastName: PropTypes.string
    save: PropTypes.func    

This usually appears at the bottom of a file, just above an export statement.

You can read more about PropTypes here and here and here.

Turn it in

I’m expecting to find the following files in your GitExplorer project folder:

  • .eslintrc.json (or .eslintrc)
  • .eslintignore
  • prettier
  • .prettierrc

When I run ./prettier I’m expecting to see that no changes happened to your files. That is, git status still comes back with no changes after running prettier.

NOTE: Before you turn in an assignment, run prettier. Now push. Then again run prettier and this time follow it with git status. Git should report that no changes happened to your files when you ran prettier. Repeat as necessary until git status comes back clean after you push and run prettier.

We should also be able to run the ESLint command followed by a space and a period (eslint .) without errors or warnings.

For instance, this is not good:

$ eslint .

  6:25  error  'Route' is defined but never used  no-unused-vars

✖ 1 problem (1 error, 0 warnings)

This is what we want to see:

$ eslint .

The point is that we see nothing: no errors, no warnings, no output at all when we run eslint.

Depending on which course you are in, both AddressMaven/GitExplorer and NativeAddress/NativeExplorer should pass all these tests. You can assume that all future projects should pass these tests, especially the Midterm and the Final.