A code style guide is a set of rules, standards, or best practices that outline how your team should write, format, and organize the source code. In a previous article, we covered what are the coding standards.
This style guide has been around for many years, and it consists of several rules to enforce your code style consistency, readability, and maintainability.
standard node package. To automatically format code, you’ll only need to run
standard --fix, and the style guide will take care of your messy or inconsistent code. You can also quickly fix programmer errors, preventing back and forth between code contributors and reviewers.
- jQuery Core Style Guide: a module for jQuery developers to integrate and check whether their code is written according to the standard jQuery style guide.
- AngularJS Style Guide: a community-driven set of best practices for AngularJS application development.
When you’re working in a large team with other developers, everyone will have their style of writing code because no two developers write code the same way. If you’ve got different developers writing code differently, your codebase will be almost impossible to understand. Also, onboarding new developers might be harder, as they won’t necessarily know which best approach to use.