Today's article is mostly just about making sure folks are aware of ShellCheck.

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You can install it locally, easily enough. I see questions here and there that are resolved by simply running it through ShellCheck, though not so many on this site.


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You can install it locally, easily enough. I see questions here and there that are resolved by simply running it through ShellCheck, though not so many on this site.


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I’ve been using shellcheck for years. I’ve also set up vim to use shellcheck when writing/editing shell-scripts. Can’t remember offhand which plug-in it was. I set it up a long time ago. Very handy though!
 
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I’ve been using shellcheck for years. I’ve also set up vim to use shellcheck when writing/editing shell-scripts. Can’t remember offhand which plug-in it was. I set it up a long time ago. Very handy though!

You can tie it in (linter - is that the right word?) with a ton of IDEs as well as VIM. It's a handy application and I mostly wrote the article to increase awareness as well as to provide a handy link for when I need to reference it.

It's a great tool, especially if you're new - or forgetful like me.
 

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I had never seen ShellCheck before. I usually just trample through the syntax errors and typos lol.

I will take a look at it next time I'm doing some type of shell scripting on a test box.
 

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Another interesting program for bash is thefuck.

Nice. I was previously unfamiliar with that one.

Hmm... I may have to do an article about it, 'cause then I'd have an excuse to use the word 'fuck' on the site. I'm pretty much just a giant five year old.
 
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