... pre-commit.

Pre-commit is a python package that helps prevent wrong code getting into a commit. It automates the checking such that small bugs are caught early. It can also be customised!


To install precommit, run the following in a virtualenv (and while in a git repo).

pip install pre-commit

You can confirm everything is installed by running;

pre-commit --help

To generate a new settings file locally, you need to run;

pre-commit sample-config > .pre-commit-config.yaml

Don't forget to install the hooks.

pre-commit install

Now you're ready to run the hook.

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