Episode 23 – The Ruff Formatter with Charlie Marsh

The Ruff linter is a Python linter written in Rust that is super fast. The people behind Ruff recently released a new tool that is a part of Ruff that allows Ruff to format your Python code using the Black rules.

In this episode, I speak with Charlie Marsh, the original creator of Ruff and the founder of Astral, the company behind Ruff.

In this episode, we talked about:

  • The Ruff formatter and linter
  • How Ruff came about
  • The hardest features to create
  • The future of Ruff
  • Python vs Rust
  • and more!