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Writing better commit messages

Jul 5, 2017
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A commit message is a communication between you and your co-developers. Creating a habit of writing good commit messages serves many purposes and can save everyone a great amount of time and frustration. The good, the bad and the ugly # A good commit message serves several purposes: Explanation of the commit (the what and why) Speed up the reviewing process Writing release notes Future maintenance and reference Information for merging Writing a good commit message does not happen by accident, however a bad and ugly one happens by default. ...