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Only 15% of all programs linted on jshint.com pass the JSHint checks. In all other cases, JSHint finds some red flags that could've been bugs or potential problems.
Please note, that while static code analysis tools can spot many different kind of mistakes, it can't detect if your program is correct, fast or has memory leaks. You should always combine tools like JSHint with unit and functional tests as well as with code reviews.
Reporting a bug
To report a bug simply create a new GitHub Issue and describe your problem or suggestion. We welcome all kinds of feedback regarding JSHint including but not limited to:
- When JSHint doesn't work as expected
- When you simply want a new option or feature
Before reporting a bug, please look around to see if there are any open or closed tickets that discuss your issue, and remember the wisdom: pull request > bug report > tweet.
Who uses JSHint?
Engineers from these companies and projects use JSHint:
- jQuery UI (Source)
- jQuery Mobile (Source)
- Find My Electric
- Codacy ref
And many more!
JSHint is licensed under the MIT Expat license.
Prior to version 2.12.0 (release in August 2020), JSHint was partially licensed under the non-free JSON license. The 2020 Relicensing document details the process maintainers followed to change the license.
The JSHint Team
JSHint is currently maintained by Rick Waldron, Caitlin Potter, Mike Pennisi, and Luke Page. You can reach them via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Originating from the JSLint project in 2010, JSHint has been maintained by a number of dedicated individuals. In chronological order, they are: Douglas Crockford, Anton Kovalyov, and Mike Sherov. We appreciate their long-term commitment!
We really appreciate all kinds of feedback and contributions. Thanks for using and supporting JSHint!