Automating tasks and improving developer workflow with pre-commit git hooks

Probably the most usual git workflow is adding changes to the staging area, committing them, and pushing them to the remote repository. Depending on the project we are working on there are some things that we should be checking, validating or generating before heading for the commit. That’s where pre-commit hooks come in.

Using private GitHub repositories with yarn and npm in package.json

Whether you are working on a JavaScript project or a Rails one with Webpack you might come to the point where you need to reference a private GitHub repository as your dependency in package.json. Here are two options on how to do that.