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git to tell you how your code is evolving.
For a toy example, here’s the disk usage growth of the Linux source starting from the time on
[sage linux]$ qi --every year --past "12 years" -c "du -sh ." 2.8G . # 2017 (time of writing) 2.7G . # 2016 2.6G . # 2015 2.6G . # 2014 2.5G . # 2013 2.5G . # 2012 2.4G . # 2011 2.4G . # 2010 2.4G . # 2009 2.3G . # 2008 2.2G . # 2007 2.2G . # 2006 2.2G . # 2005
Here’s a monthly complexity report of the React source.
qi --every month --past "3 years" --command "./analyze.sh"
#!/bin/bash # analyze.sh TIME=$(git show -s --format=%ct HEAD) # Using https://www.npmjs.com/package/complexity-report cr -e -f json ./src > $(git show -s --format=%ct HEAD).json
qi is handy for evidence-gathering when you suspect your team is not working as efficiently as they could be.