Show IH: I made an app that collects funny commit messages 😂

Hey IH!

Commits.lol is a small service that collects funny commit messages from Github.

As makers, we all have our moments. Whether it be joy (seeing your app live), frustration (fixing a bug in production) or anything else!

I wanted to build something to capture that emotion, and I figured what better way to do that than by looking at commit messages!

Tell me what you think!

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    lol, you've made me laugh so it works!

    Love the footer btw.

    1. 1

      Haha thanks!
      Glad you like it!

  2. 1

    Nice one. I wanted to build something like that and never came up with something that made sense. You did it and it looks pretty awesome!

    „Fix this f#%@ing f#%@ for f#%@s sake“

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      Thanks so much! Glad you like it.

      Yea it's got some crazy commits in there. My current favorite is "Oopsie v2" lol

  3. 1

    Love it, this is hilarious.

    Clean layout, funky style, it's all good.

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      Haha awesome! Glad you like it!

  4. 1

    This is hilarious and nice front-end. How did you make the nice animations to rotate the emojis, etc.?

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      So I just used some CSS transforms on the emojis. On hover, I set each emoji to rotate at different angles.

  5. 1

    Love the site design. It's really fun and unique, such a nice change from all the other cookie cutter sites you see these days. 👏👏👏

    1. 1

      Hey @afkmango thanks so much! 🙌 Yea I definitely wanted to go for a minimal, fresh look.

      Glad it's working out lol

  6. 1

    Glad you don't have access to my private repos 🧐

  7. 1

    Haha awesome @tunedmystic! This def made me lol. Glad lots of my repos are private 🙈

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      Appreciate it @Cous ! Glad you like it 🙌

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    Oh my. So many "whoops remove token" commits here. I wonder if Github has any automatic detection of if you mistakenly commit your token? Because I bet there are many bots sniffing for those tokens 😄

    Note: So if you commit and push your token, there's a big chance it got into wrong hands. So you should immediately invalidate the token, not just force-push-remove the commit.

    Love the site though, great idea!

    1. 1

      Hey Thanks! Appreciate it!

      Not sure that Github has that kind of auto-detect functionality for tokens though - would be a pretty handy feature!

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      Glad you like it! 🙌

  9. 1

    Oh dear 😂 Don't look at our repos will you. Rich pickings I suspect.
    Man I hate writing commit messages.

    Blah, stuff, some things, I made changes - all perfectly acceptable!

  10. 1

    I think you're just fetching the bad ones lol

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      Hehe mostly the ones that make you "LOL"

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