Code Compliance Implemented In Angular

Release DateMay 8, 2017
Change Type
Platforms Affected

Since we’re always working on improving our generated SDK’s, today we’re announcing some major work done on the Angular.js SDK.

  • Angular.js generated code is now standard compliant.
  • The standard we’re using is John Papa’s Angular1 Style Guide.
  • The linter can be run from the command-line by using the command jshint <folder-name-to-lint>.
  • The configuration file for the linter will be included with the SDK from now.

Please generated your SDK again to get the standard compliant code.

Details Of Changes Made

Here’s a summary of all the changes we’ve made to the code-base:

  • Double quotes have been replaced by single quotes in the SDK.
  • Some missing semi-colons have been added at places.
  • All code and comments now follow a max line length of 120 characters.
  • Unnecessary imports in files have been removed (from controllers and model files).
  • Moment import has been improved (in files where Date/Datetime is being used).
  • Object properties are strictly being accessed using dot notation whenever possible.
  • Ensured === is used instead of == for equality checks.
  • API Helper code has been refactored.
  • All for-in loops are now safe to use since they are wrapped in if statements.
  • Strings exceeding line length allowed will be created into multi-line strings.
  • Anonymous functions have been replaced by named functions.

Running Linter Tests

To check for Style Guide compliance, you can run the JSHint tool.

To run the linter, you can use a command line version of JSHint or use a plugin for the IDE you’re using (if available)

Running JSHint CLI

Use this command to run the linter:

jshint <folder-name-to-lint>

Running JSHint Plugin

Follow the instructions here

The JSHint configuration file that we’re using will be generated with the SDK.

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