Is there a better alternative to `gofmt`?

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  • gofumpt

    A stricter gofmt

    I use gofumpt but I'm pretty sure it doesn't wrap either (and I don't want it to so we're good)

  • prettier

    Prettier is an opinionated code formatter.

    For JavaScript I love - is there something similar for Go that provides a stricter and more opinionated formatting?

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  • revive

    🔥 ~6x faster, stricter, configurable, extensible, and beautiful drop-in replacement for golint

    Been using in all my projects.

  • golangci-lint

    Fast linters Runner for Go

    Goimports and revive (golint is deprecated iirc, so stick to revive) are nice. I have been using golangci lint with different linters enabled, which works really well.

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