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jsflakes.vim : A powerful vim plugin lint javascript code on the fly

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created by
yf liu
script type
Watch live video: http://michalliu.github.com/jsflakes.vim/jsflakes.html

For javascript file, jsflakes will automaticlly check errors in your code while you editing.

If you don't like this behaviour. You can toggle the Automatic Lint by <Leader>al , your vim's <Leader> is often \.

The command to run jshint manaually is


The current errors are added to the window's location list. You can aslo use quickfix commands, like

:lli list errors in your javascript code
:lopen open location window

Advance Usage
Jsflakes aslo support html file, add following to your vimrc

au FileType html source $VIM\vimfiles\ftplugin\javascript\jsflakes.vim
Jsflakes use jslint to check errors. Jslint has many options, Jslint option file should be at ~/.jshintrc by default. your can change it to other location by adding following line to your vimrc

let g:jshint_rcfile = {PATH}
Jsflakes aslo provide commands to run javascript directly inside VIM


:RunJS   run javascript code

:RunJS 1,2  run javascript code from line 1 to line 2

:RunHtml   run html code

:RunHtmlBlock 1,2  run html code from line 1 to line 2
install details
this plugin requires jsruntime http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=4050 and jsoncodecs http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=4056 installed

put jsflakes to $VIM/ftplugin

you should enable file type plugin by add following lines to your vimrc

filetype on
filetype plugin on

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
jsflakes.zip 1.5 2012-05-27 7.0 yf liu switch to use linux line endings
jsflakes.zip 1.4 2012-05-24 7.0 yf liu sometimes It's very annoying when automatic lint is enabled, now you can toggle the auto lint by <Leader>al
this version aslo fix some encoding errors
jsflakes.zip 1.3 2012-05-21 7.0 yf liu switch to use location list instead of quick fix, thanks Doug McInnes
jsflakes.zip 1.2 2012-05-15 7.0 yf liu 1. update jslint to latest
2. improve user exprience
3. handle HTML parse exception
jsflakes.zip 1.1 2012-05-11 7.0 yf liu fix unix path issue
jsflakes.zip 1.0 2012-05-10 7.0 yf liu repacking
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