Writing better commit messages

If you and your team are in the habit of writing good commit messages, it can save everyone a tremendous amount of time and effort. Other developers can very quickly see what you’ve done. It’ll also save tons of time tracking down commits from the past when you need to find them. A good commit message serves exactly two purposes: it gives other developers an explanation of the commit, and it gives some documentation for future searching.

Read one for some good rules on writing commit messages.

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