Laravel Pint: Easy-to-use Code Style Fixer For Artisans
August 4, 2023//
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For Laravel developers, having a standardized code style for each project is crucial.
It makes the code more readable and gives the entire project a uniform look.
However, adhering to these guidelines while focusing on writing code can be challenging.
Thankfully, code-style fixers like Prettier in the JS ecosystem and PHP-CS-Fixer in PHP exist to take care of this issue.
But installing and configuring these tools can pose a challenge.
That's where Laravel Pint comes in - it provides a pre-configured PHP-CS-Fixer for use in Laravel projects.
To install it, run the command
composer requires laravel/pint --dev in your Laravel project.
Then, to fix your Laravel project file styles, run the
Laravel Pint is highly customizable, and you can configure it to suit your needs with a JSON config file.
It also uses pre-existing rules from PHP-CS-Fixer in your configuration, making it a more straightforward and uncomplicated option.
The default configuration works for most Laravel projects, making Laravel Pint a must-have code-style fixer for Laravel developers.