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Git Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Włodzimierz Gajda

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CHAPTER 12

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Working with Github.com

In this chapter I discuss using Github to host repositories. Currently this is a popular hosting platform for open-source projects.

We begin by creating a Github account and configuring the SSH keys. When this is done you will learn how to:

  • Clone from public Github repositories
  • Clone and push to your repositories

Later, I will show you how to start a new Github-hosted project from scratch, and how to import an existing project. Then we will proceed with a pull request. To exercise the work in the role of both contributor and administrator, we will use two Github accounts: your personal account and an organizational ...

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