A few months ago I started sending data from this website to Keen.IO, a small San Francisco-based company specializing in the API for custom analytics. Last weekend, I finally found some time to look at the numbers.
website (we do not send any data from our our library or CLI progam in any way) and
only 15% of them passed the checks. The average program consisted of 507
lines of code while the largest program had 101,000 lines in it. This means
someone copied one hunder and one thousand lines of code, pasted it into our
editor and pressed
lint. In total, JSHint processed
86,000,000 lines of code through this website exclusively. Only 40% of our users
used default JSHint settings, while 60% of them tweaked the settings in one way or
As for our NPM module, the NPM website tells us that the package has been downloaded 211,000 times in the last month.
That's it for now. I will continue to play with Keen.IO and our data to see if it gives me any additional insight into JSHint and its users.