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no-empty-static-block

Disallow empty static blocks

Empty static blocks, while not technically errors, usually occur due to refactoring that wasn’t completed. They can cause confusion when reading code.

Rule Details

This rule disallows empty static blocks. This rule ignores static blocks which contain a comment.

Examples of incorrect code for this rule:

/*eslint no-empty-static-block: "error"*/

class Foo {
static {}
}

Examples of correct code for this rule:

/*eslint no-empty-static-block: "error"*/

class Foo {
static {
bar();
}
}

class Foo {
static {
// comment
}
}

When Not To Use It

This rule should not be used in environments prior to ES2022.

Version

This rule was introduced in ESLint v8.27.0.

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