Git commit best practices

Make small commits

Commit complete and well tested code

Write good commit messages

Use the imperative style in the subject line

  • fixed a bug
  • changed a few things
  • removing method
  • more code refactoring
  • If applied, this commit will fix a bug
  • if applied, this commit will remove method
  • if applied, this commit will update markup

Use your code editor for long commit messages

learn to use Git with command line first

Read the Pro Git book




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