Tangible Bytes

A Web Developer’s Blog

Prettier in Docker

I’m working on a PHP project and code review brought up some formatting issues in my CSS.

I wanted to added automated formatting of these files accessible to everyone in the team without them having to install node as this isn’t a JavaScript project.

We already use Docker so that seemed an obvious choice.

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Laravel Formatting with ‘Pint’

Code reviews are a real opportunity to learn from each other - we each write code a little differently and bring with us a range of experience. So much better to spend time on this than debating blank lines.

I’m also slightly dyslexic and find it hard to even see the issues some care passionately about.

I want to do the right thing for the team but going through code line by line and applying a strict set of rules is not something I am good at or enjoy.

Computers are good at following rules though.

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