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ESLint rules for AVA

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This plugin is bundled in XO. No need to do anything if you're using it.

Propose or contribute a new rule


npm install --save-dev eslint eslint-plugin-ava


Configure it in package.json.

	"name": "my-awesome-project",
	"eslintConfig": {
		"env": {
			"es6": true
		"parserOptions": {
			"ecmaVersion": "latest",
			"sourceType": "module"
		"plugins": [
		"rules": {
			"ava/assertion-arguments": "error",
			"ava/...": "error"


The rules will only activate in test files.

💼 Configurations enabled in.
⚠️ Configurations set to warn in.
🚫 Configurations disabled in.
Set in the recommended configuration.
🔧 Automatically fixable by the --fix CLI option.
💡 Manually fixable by editor suggestions.

Name                      Description 💼 ⚠️ 🚫 🔧 💡
assertion-arguments Enforce passing correct arguments to assertions. 🔧
hooks-order Enforce test hook ordering. 🔧
max-asserts Enforce a limit on the number of assertions in a test.
no-async-fn-without-await Ensure that async tests use await.
no-duplicate-modifiers Ensure tests do not have duplicate modifiers.
no-identical-title Ensure no tests have the same title.
no-ignored-test-files Ensure no tests are written in ignored files.
no-import-test-files Ensure no test files are imported anywhere.
no-incorrect-deep-equal Disallow using deepEqual with primitives. 🔧
no-inline-assertions Ensure assertions are not called from inline arrow functions. 🔧
no-nested-tests Ensure no tests are nested.
no-only-test Ensure no test.only() are present. 🔧 💡
no-skip-assert Ensure no assertions are skipped.
no-skip-test Ensure no tests are skipped. 🔧 💡
no-todo-implementation Ensure test.todo() is not given an implementation function.
no-todo-test Ensure no test.todo() is used.
no-unknown-modifiers Disallow the use of unknown test modifiers.
prefer-async-await Prefer using async/await instead of returning a Promise.
prefer-power-assert Enforce the use of the asserts that have no power-assert alternative.
prefer-t-regex Prefer using t.regex() to test regular expressions. 🔧
test-title Ensure tests have a title.
test-title-format Ensure test titles have a certain format.
use-t Ensure test functions use t as their parameter.
use-t-throws-async-well Ensure that t.throwsAsync() and t.notThrowsAsync() are awaited. 🔧
use-t-well Disallow the incorrect use of t. 🔧
use-test Ensure that AVA is imported with test as the variable name.
use-true-false Ensure that t.true()/t.false() are used instead of t.truthy()/t.falsy().

Recommended config

This plugin exports a recommended config that enforces good practices.

Enable it in your package.json with the extends option:

	"name": "my-awesome-project",
	"eslintConfig": {
		"extends": "plugin:ava/recommended"

See the ESLint docs for more information about extending config files.

Note: This config will also enable the correct parser options and environment.

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