Require braces in arrow function body (arrow-body-style)

The --fix option on the command line automatically fixes problems reported by this rule.

Arrow functions have two syntactic forms for their function bodies. They may be defined with a block body (denoted by curly braces) () => { ... } or with a single expression () => ..., whose value is implicitly returned.

Rule Details

This rule can enforce or disallow the use of braces around arrow function body.

Options

The rule takes one or two options. The first is a string, which can be:

The second one is an object for more fine-grained configuration when the first option is "as-needed". Currently, the only available option is requireReturnForObjectLiteral, a boolean property. It’s false by default. If set to true, it requires braces and an explicit return for object literals.

"arrow-body-style": ["error", "always"]

always

Examples of incorrect code for this rule with the "always" option:

/*eslint arrow-body-style: ["error", "always"]*/
/*eslint-env es6*/
let foo = () => 0;

Examples of correct code for this rule with the "always" option:

let foo = () => {
    return 0;
};
let foo = (retv, name) => {
    retv[name] = true;
    return retv;
};

as-needed

Examples of incorrect code for this rule with the default "as-needed" option:

/*eslint arrow-body-style: ["error", "as-needed"]*/
/*eslint-env es6*/

let foo = () => {
    return 0;
};
let foo = () => {
    return {
       bar: {
            foo: 1,
            bar: 2,
        }
    };
};

Examples of correct code for this rule with the default "as-needed" option:

/*eslint arrow-body-style: ["error", "as-needed"]*/
/*eslint-env es6*/

let foo = () => 0;
let foo = (retv, name) => {
    retv[name] = true;
    return retv;
};
let foo = () => ({
    bar: {
        foo: 1,
        bar: 2,
    }
});
let foo = () => { bar(); };
let foo = () => {};
let foo = () => { /* do nothing */ };
let foo = () => {
    // do nothing.
};
let foo = () => ({ bar: 0 });

requireReturnForObjectLiteral

This option is only applicable when used in conjunction with the "as-needed" option.

Examples of incorrect code for this rule with the { "requireReturnForObjectLiteral": true } option:

/*eslint arrow-body-style: ["error", "as-needed", { "requireReturnForObjectLiteral": true }]*/
/*eslint-env es6*/
let foo = () => ({});
let foo = () => ({ bar: 0 });

Examples of correct code for this rule with the { "requireReturnForObjectLiteral": true } option:

/*eslint arrow-body-style: ["error", "as-needed", { "requireReturnForObjectLiteral": true }]*/
/*eslint-env es6*/

let foo = () => {};
let foo = () => { return { bar: 0 }; };

never

Examples of incorrect code for this rule with the "never" option:

/*eslint arrow-body-style: ["error", "never"]*/
/*eslint-env es6*/

let foo = () => {
    return 0;
};
let foo = (retv, name) => {
    retv[name] = true;
    return retv;
};

Examples of correct code for this rule with the "never" option:

/*eslint arrow-body-style: ["error", "never"]*/
/*eslint-env es6*/

let foo = () => 0;
let foo = () => ({ foo: 0 });

Version

This rule was introduced in ESLint 1.8.0.

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