This is a small tool created to address a very specific need: to add avatars to a wallpaper image. Useless for the most, but it fits perfectly in my team's workflow.
Every morning, after the daily sync meeting, my team defines the pairs that are working on the development tasks (yes, pair programming). When the pair starts working, first thing to do is to set the environment for that pair. It's a shell command:
$ pair sh jhw
This command configures git for the given pair (it modifies the ~/.gitconfig file, basically).
[user] name = Sherlock Holmes and John H. Watson email = firstname.lastname@example.org
Not rarely do we forget to run the
pair command to set the pair and, for this reason, all the commits point to a wrong pair (which is bad for those who use and rely on
git log and
git blame commands).
Thinking of this, Wallpairper helps to add avatars to a giving image (which can be used as wallpaper), providing visual feedback to the pair working such computer.
Using local files as avatars:
$ ./Wallpairper DesktopImage.png NewDesktopImage.png ~/Avatar/Shelock.jpg ~/Avatar/Watson.jpg
$ ./Wallpairper DesktopImage.png NewDesktopImage.png email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Oh, and it does support one, two, three or more avatars... For those either working solo or swarming.
How to contribute
- Fork this project
- Make your changes
- Submit a pull request ;-)
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