PyFlakes Alternatives

    PyFlakes is described as 'A simple program which checks Python source files for errors' and is an app in the Development category. There are three alternatives to PyFlakes for Linux, Mac, Windows and Python. The best alternative is PyLint, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PyFlakes are PyChecker (Free, Open Source) and flake8 (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 30, 2017

    1. A Python source code analyzer which looks for programming errors, it helps to enforce a coding standard and to sniff for some code. Common open source code : https://github.com/PyCQA/pylint
    2. PyChecker is a tool for finding bugs in Python source code. It finds problems that are typically caught by a compiler for less dynamic languages, like C and C++ and is similar to lint.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      Flake8 is a wrapper around PyFlakes, pep8 and Ned Batchelder's McCabe script and displays the warnings in a per-file, merged output. Flake8 also adds the ability to suppress warnings, additional source control hooks and is extendible.
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