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If I had known AI would write commit messages, I would have stayed as a developer.

Recently, I stumbled upon OpenCommit, a package that generates commit messages based on the files changed with GPT. Now, my skin is clearer, I walk with a brisk step, and I appreciate nature more. If this is what AI does for us, I'll welcome it with open hands.

My commit messages last week:

Bunch of commits with the same title: Fixes

My commit messages now:

Well detailed commit messages

I’ve always admired how other people in popular open source projects and some of my peers take the time to write detailed commit messages and PR requests. In the past, I would often be impatient and write something quickly just to get it out of the way.

After transitioning to design full-time from development, the rare commits I make to my websites still don’t have any meaningful commit messages, which I didn’t mind until I had to go back to find something in the wall of commits.

But opencommit changed all that. As soon as I saw it, I went to OpenAI, got an API key, and tried it out. I have to say, I love the result! As you can see in the image above, it generates perfect commit messages, and I love it.

That’s enough of me raving about it - try it out for yourself -> github.com/di-sukharev/opencommit.