Hi there! My name is Natanael Sinisalo. I’m the guy behind this whole WPastronaut website and also the one who is typing these words you’re currently reading. Happy to see you here and excited to help you out with this course.
Let’s get straight started, shall we? 🙂
I think there are are multiple reasons on why it took so long to people start using code formatters:
Prettier changed all that. It’s an opinionated code formatter that you can pretty much install and forget. And it works really well.
So I started my journey to create a setup that would format most of my WordPress related code automatically and tries to fix any errors spotted by linters while at it.
In this Intro section you’ll going to learn more about linters and code formatters, so instead of just randomly installing something on your computer you’ll understand better how they work and the reasoning behind the tools we’re going to use. That also makes it easier for you to debug this setup in the future when problems arise.
In The base setup section I’ll help you to install and configure all the necessary tools.
Lastly there are multiple sections on how to configure different code editors to use the tools installed in The basic setup. Just go through the section(s) relevant to your preferred code editor(s).
After going through this course you should be having a working linter and code formatting setup that can also be used in a team of multiple developers.
That’s pretty much about this introduction. I hope you enjoy this course and please leave a comment (there is a comment section under each lesson) if you have any questions or you spot any errors. I’m here to help you.