Welcome to Lancet’s documentation!


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scalpel:

A scalpel, or lancet, is a small and extremely sharp bladed instrument used for surgery, anatomical dissection, and various arts and crafts (called a hobby knife).

Lancet is a command line utility to streamline the various activities related to the development and maintenance of a software package.


  • Start tasks (create branch, set correct issue status/assignee, start linked harvest timer);
  • Suspend tasks (pause harvest timer, set issue status);
  • Resume tasks (resume timer, set issue status);
  • Rapidly open issue tracker task page.

See http://cl.ly/0u28140B1Y15 for a short visual demo.


See the issue tracker for more details.