# Semver explained with emojis
4/26/2020· 1 min read
Semver is a way of versioning software.
Given the doc:
Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, increment the:
- MAJOR version when you make incompatible API changes,
- MINOR version when you add functionality in a backwards compatible manner, and
- PATCH version when you make backwards compatible bug fixes.
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