Have you ever experienced this before? You’ve just finished a unit of work, and
you’re rightfully proud of what you’ve accomplished. All that’s left is to
commit and push. So let’s just
git commit -am "… what exactly? Filling in
that line can be really tricky, and you never know when another developer—or
future you—will curse your name for an unhelpful commit message.
Fortunately, many common harmful practices can be summed up into a few anti-patterns. In this post, we’ll cover 5 critical mistakes to avoid.