I posted a while back letting folks know about an extension I wrote for Visual Studio Code. I started coding here, almost two years ago and I was excited to see that a few people actually downloaded this. Its called Gitmoji Commit and it now redesigned with two new key features.
Issues / Feature Requests
gitmoji commit in your
- The usual workflow is to
git addthe files you want before this
Create Commit Message
Adds a command to compose a commit message with a gitmoiji. Either press
Ctl+Shift+P and find
Gitmoji Commit: Create Commit Message or set your own keyboard shortcut.
- The first thing that happens is a dropdown with various icons and a description of their commit type.
- Typing into the input filters the list quickly.
- When you find your gitmoji press enter
- Now you will be prompted from your commit message text
- Press enter when done
- Now you message will be composed and inserted into the integrated terminal
- Press enter and the
git pushyour commits whenever you want
There is also one option. You can change the syntax of the emoji between colon syntax -
lipstick and unicode . These are the characters that actually appear in your terminal. I am using bash on Windows and I have to use the colon syntax or the results aren’t good. Mileage will vary.
Gitmoji Cheat Sheet
Reference table of all gitmojis and the type of associated commit.
- Clicking the UI will copy the emoji itself or the colon syntax, whichever you prefer
At the end of the day gitmojis are mostly cosmetic but they add a certain aesthetic to a repo. They help me wrap my head around what I have been working on.
Thanks for reading. Enjoy the extension.