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Mastering PostCSS for Web Design by Alex Libby

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Linting code using plugins

It goes without saying that linting code should be part of any developer's workflow. There are lots of different ways to achieve this, depending on the tools you use. The beauty of PostCSS is that we can easily add a suitable linting capability to our processor, using the stylelint plugin for PostCSS (available from http://stylelint.io/).

Why would we do this? Easy: we can get a single consistent result throughout. This becomes essential if you work as part of a team; instead as different team members using inconsistent settings, we can set up a central point for processing, to retain a consistent output. Moving the linting process to our central workflow means the server can do the grunt work for us, and provide a consistent ...

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