Ruff: A Modern Python Linter for Error-Free and Maintainable Code

Linting is essential to writing clean and readable code that you can share with others. A linter, like Ruff, is a tool that analyzes your code and looks for errors, stylistic issues, and suspicious constructs. Linting allows you to address issues and improve your code quality before you commit your code and share it with others.

Ruff is a modern linter that’s extremely fast and has a simple interface, making it straightforward to use. It also aims to be a drop-in replacement for many other linting and formatting tools, such as Flake8, isort, and Black. It’s quickly becoming one of the most popular Python linters.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to: