Introducing Vale, an NLP-powered linter for prose

Joseph Kato
Sep 14, 2018 · 4 min read
Example Vale output using a custom style (18F)

We’re pleased to announce the v1.0.0 release of Vale, a command-line tool that brings code-like linting to prose. Vale is cross-platform (Windows, macOS, and Linux), written in Go (Google’s open-source programming language), and available on GitHub.

Linting is the process of ensuring that written work (source code or prose) adheres to a particular style — for example, Python’s…