I use a rigid commit message format, and it makes me a better programmer.
feat: add hat wobble ^--^ ^------------^ | | | +-> Summary in present tense. | +-------> Type: chore, docs, feat, fix, refactor, style, or test.
chore: add Oyster build script docs: explain hat wobble feat: add beta sequence fix: remove broken confirmation message refactor: share logic between 4d3d3d3 and flarhgunnstow style: convert tabs to spaces test: ensure Tayne retains clothing
You’ll never again be tempted to include a bug fix and a feature in the same commit. My git log is now an easy-to-skim changelog.
Inspired by Karma’s commit style.