Commit Messages

Get an overview of how we use Git commit messages to communicate within the team. Plus, seven rules to make great messages.

Git commit messages are a way to communicate change to fellow developers. To communicate change understanding context and why that change is necessary is important. We want all our repositories to have a commit log that is easy to consume and understand.

Please take a look at these seven rules for great git commit messages:

Before starting a new project discuss with the team and agree to a consistent commit message strategy.

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