What is Lint?

Lint or linter is a static code analysis tool that was originally introduced in 1978. It is used to flag programming errors, stylistic errors or bugs.

Typically you will find developers using lint testing on their software code. But it is also something that is now being used by SysAdmins, DevOps engineers and the like.

Lint testing can be carried out on Infrastructure as Code (IaC) again to flag any errors…



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