Upgrading Your Merge Requests

Ken Van Hoeylandt
Feb 27, 2020 · 4 min read

Let’s automate merge request creation to better guard our process, while keeping friction at a minimum.

Introduction

Merge requests are a part of our daily lives as developers: We spend a lot of time with them and create many every year. Even though they’re a very useful tool, they can be perceived as a kind of friction. This write-up is about the automatic generation of these merge requests, to improve the quality safe-guards of our project while trying to keep that friction as small as possible.

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