ESLint v2.8.0 released

by Nicholas C. Zakas - 15 April 2016

We just pushed ESLint v2.8.0, which is a minor release upgrade of ESLint. This release adds some new features and fixes several bugs found in the previous release.


  • 76913b6 Update: Add metadata to existing rules - Batch 3 (refs #5417) (Vitor Balocco)
  • fb3c2eb Update: allow template literals (fixes #5234) (Jonathan Haines)
  • 5a4a935 Update: Add metadata to existing rules - Batch 2 (refs #5417) (Vitor Balocco)
  • f8db9c9 Update: add nestedBinaryExpressions to no-extra-parens (fixes #3065) (Ilya Volodin)
  • 0045d57 Update: allowNamedFunctions in prefer-arrow-callback (fixes #5675) (alberto)
  • 19da72a Update: Add metadata to existing rules - Batch 1 (refs #5417) (Vitor Balocco)
  • 24b6215 Update: Include 'typeof' in rule 'no-constant-condition' (fixes #5228) (Vamshi krishna)
  • 6fd7d82 Update: Change order in eslint --init env options (fixes #5742) (alberto)
  • 6703c02 Update: no-useless-escape / exact locations of errors (fixes #5751) (Onur Temizkan)
  • b0e6bc4 Update: add allowEmptyCatch option to no-empty (fixes #5800) (Kai Cataldo)
  • 228f201 Update: commentPattern option for no-fallthrough rule (fixes #5757) (Artyom Lvov)
  • 2b202fc Update: Add ignore option to space-before-function-parens (fixes #4127) (Craig Silverstein)

Bug Fixes

  • 34ad8d2 Fix: Check that module.paths exists (fixes #5791) (Nicholas C. Zakas)
  • ea2e625 Fix: newline-before-return handles return as first token (fixes #5816) (Kevin Partington)
  • cc14e43 Fix: no-fallthrough empty case with comment (fixes #5799) (alberto)
  • 13c8b14 Fix: LogicalExpression checks for short circuit (fixes #5693) (Vamshi krishna)
  • 73b225e Fix: Document and fix metadata (refs #5417) (Ilya Volodin)
  • c59d909 Fix: Extra paren check around object arrow bodies (fixes #5789) (Brandon Mills)
  • 02743d5 Fix: catch self-assignment operators in no-magic-number (fixes #4400) (alberto)
  • ccd8ca9 Fix: Added property onlyDeclaration to id-match rule (fixes #3488) (Gajus Kuizinas)
  • 3d84b91 Fix: ignore trailing whitespace in template literal (fixes #5786) (Kai Cataldo)
  • 24c12ba Fix: improve constructor-super errors for literals (fixes #5449) (Toru Nagashima)


  • a8821a5 Docs: Distinguish examples in rules under Stylistic Issues part 2 (Kenneth Williams)
  • 37239b1 Docs: Add new members of the team (Ilya Volodin)
  • 882d199 Docs: Improve options description in no-redeclare (alberto)
  • 6a71ceb Docs: Improve options description in no-params-reassign (alberto)
  • a959063 Docs: Remove link to deprecated ESLintTester project (refs #3110) (Trey Thomas)
  • 6f88546 Docs: Use double quotes for better Win compatibility (fixes #5796) (alberto)
  • c94e74e Docs: Make rule descriptions more consistent (Kenneth Williams)
  • 6028252 Docs: Distinguish examples in rules under Stylistic Issues part 1 (Mark Pedrotti)
  • f1f1dd7 Docs: Add @pedrottimark as a committer (Brandon Mills)
  • 41db670 Docs: Clarify disable inline comments (Kai Cataldo)
  • 9c9a295 Docs: Add note about shell vs node glob parameters in cli (alberto)
  • 5308ff9 Docs: Add code backticks to sentence in fixable rules (Mark Pedrotti)
  • 965ec06 Docs: fix the examples for space-before-function-paren. (Craig Silverstein)