This is a Change Logging gem for a git initialized project.
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This is a Change Logging gem for a git initialized project.

Katip is a gem which dumps the change log as a list grouped by version tags. It also has an executable ruby file katip, which can be used in any git project. Log rows will contain links to commits, commit note and contributor name.


To install Katip just use:

gem install katip

When using bundler put it in your Gemfile:

source ''

gem 'katip'


Using the executable

In your git initialized project directory simply run

  % katip

If you want to name your log file other than

  % katip

Also you can easily specify tag ranges:

  % katip --from=0.2.0 --to=0.9.1
  # Or
  % katip --from=0.2.0
  # Or
  % katip --to=0.9.1

Using as a rake

Add gem in your Gemfile:

source ''

gem 'katip'
  % rake katip:create

If you want to name your log file other than

  % rake katip:create

and that's it. You have your change log file on project root, generated based on your git commits and created release tags.

Sample output

An unforgettable scene from Yeşilçam


  • Wife: Open the door, hey hurry up, Open the door! If you don’t , I will break the door down
  • Şakir (performer Şener Şen): take a note, 200 pocket cement, 20 truckland pebble, 15 doors
  • Wife: Şakir!
  • Şakir: Hey, welcome, 30 trunkland building sand
  • Wife: the lowest of the low! rogue! Beneath comtempt guy
  • Şakir: What’s up? Why are you shouting?
  • Wife: what a shame, don’t answer back. Women chaser! How could you do this to me?
  • Şakir: Ooovv. Please don’t start to blame me again
  • Wife: Son, Spit in your dad’s face
  • Wife: what a poor bitch! The women who steal my husband have not been born yet.

Links to resources

Bugs and Feedback

If you discover any bugs or want to drop a line, feel free to create an issue on GitHub.


Katip uses TomDoc, rDoc and SemVer, and takes it seriously.

Once you've made your great commits:

  1. Fork Template
  2. Create a topic branch - git checkout -b my_branch
  3. Push to your branch - git push origin my_branch
  4. Create a Pull Request from your branch
  5. That's it!




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