Formatting Julia
2019-07-23, 15:10–15:20, Elm A

Ever wish your code automatically beautiful? Tired of spacing out commas, wrangling parenthesis and indenting? Julia's formatter can do all this and more! Come find out how to use it your everyday workflow.


Formatting code has recently gained significant trackion amongst the programming community. The most notable
formatters being gofmt (Go), remft (Reason/Ocaml), and prettier (JS/CSS/HTML,etc). In this talk I'll present
Julia's own formatter, which formats Julia code into a canonical, width-aware output. I'll go over:

  • Why you should format your code.
  • How the Julia formatter works and how you can use it in your workflow.
  • Lots of demos showing beautifully formatted code!