Manual:jsparse.php

DetailsEdit

jsparse.php file is a maintenance script for testing JavaScript validity using JSMin+'s parser. This is a useful feature to run parsing/syntax check on JavaScript files.

Options/ArgumentsEdit

This script takes the filenames of the files to be validated as arguments, separated by spaces.

UsageEdit

php maintenance/jsparse.php filename

Checking valid fileEdit

example.js
$( function () {
	var $longList = $("#longList").addClass("grid_row");
	var $leftDiv = $("<div>");
	var $rightDiv = $("<div>");
	
	$longList.append($leftDiv, $rightDiv);
});
Terminal
$ php maintenance/jsparse.php example.js

example.js OK

Checking invalid fileEdit

example.js
$( function () {
	var $longList = $("#longList").addClass("grid_row");
	var $leftDiv = $("<div>");
	var $rightDiv = $("<div>");
	
    // Intentionally removed `);` from the end for the jsparse.php demo
	$longList.append($leftDiv, $rightDiv
});
Terminal
$ php maintenance/jsparse.php example.js

example.js ERROR: Parse error: Missing ) in parenthetical in file 'example.js' on line 7
Failed.

Common errorEdit

$filename ERROR: could not read file

This error occurs when the file does not exist or the user running the script does not have permission to read the file.

If the file does exist, check the file permissions. If you are root user, then you can run the script with sudo.

See alsoEdit