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: …

Cleanup of git branches

In our work projects we use a lot of git branches. Over time, the number of branches in my local repository grows and it gets more complicated to find specific branches. For this reason I like to cleanup untracked branches every now and then, and because this is only an issue every few months, I keep …

Automatic switching of Java SDK versions

I’ve been using SdkMan! for a long time, it makes it quite easy to manage multiple versions of different frameworks. I’ve been almost exclusivly using it to manage Java SDK versions over the past years, and although I’m mostly writing code in Kotlin recently every now and then I’m also looking at Java based projects. …