API testing with Postman

For a project I’m currently working on we are using the well-known tool Postman to test the http API of a service that we are developing and maintaining. I have been using it to test single requests in the past, but as it comes with a lot of features and can feel a bit bloated …

Referencing Gitlab issues in commit messages

Since recently I’m working on an open source project hosted on a Gitlab instance. We also manage project issues in Gitlab and in my commit messages I reference those issues, where appropriate. I do this by prefixing the commit message with a hashmark and the issue number. A commit message can look like that: #123: …