Often when I create projects I end up copying
.gitignore files from past
projects or finding one on GitHub. Even though this task may take a matter of
minutes, it can add up to a sizable amount of time as I create more projects.
Similarly, I often find myself buried within my terminal, so I desired a small
application to this accomplish for me. After a quick google search I did not
find an application that looked overly appealing to me, so I tossed together
iggy quickly. Even though simple, this application will allow me to build an
.gitignore files by language and generate them into my current
Listed below is an example usage of iggy to generate a
.gitignore for a
~/sandbox/sample-project ➜ exa -la ~/sandbox/sample-project ➜ iggy -g js ~/sandbox/sample-project ➜ exa -la .rw-rw-r-- 217 matt 11 May 21:19 .gitignore ~/sandbox/sample-project ➜ cat .gitignore # Coverage reports coverage # API keys and secrets .env # Dependency directory node_modules # Editors .idea *.iml # OS metadata .DS_Store Thumbs.db # Ignore built ts files dist/**/* # ignore yarn.lock yarn.lock
I only included a few
.gitignore files for languages I use most frequently
and plan to build up the inventory as necessary over time.
Listed below shows the currently available
.gitignore files in iggy.
➜ iggy -l java js kt
You can find iggy at: https://github.com/kubejm/iggy