Join Aaron Stewart for an in-depth discussion in this video Prepare your project, part of Learning GitHub.
- [Instructor] Our next step is preparing our project. … When it comes to preparing our project, … there's a couple things that we need to keep in mind. … The first is working with different files. … Generally, there are these text files, … and there are binary files. … When it comes to binary files, … these text files, like most code files, … are easily tracked with Git, and they're lightweight. … However, with these binary files, … like spreadsheets or presentations with slides, videos, … those kind of files don't work very well with Git. … In fact, you may not even want to version control these … because you don't really care about those type of files. … So, if you have these types of files, … it's really good to add what's called … a .gitignore file in your project. … This allows us to specify which files we want to ignore, … and when we push those up to GitHub, … Git will ignore those and it won't version control those … and add 'em in commits and responses, … and it will just kind of ignore everything …
- What is GitHub?
- The GitHub workflow
- Using the command line
- Creating branches
- Making a commit
- Creating and merging pull requests
- Working locally with GitHub Desktop
- Creating a new project
- Moving the project to GitHub
- Working with teams on GitHub
- Creating task lists
- Formatting text
Skill Level Beginner
Git Essential Training: The Basicswith Kevin Skoglund2h 55m Beginner
Using lab.github.com2m 13s
1. The Basics of Working on GitHub
2. Working Locally with the Command Line
3. Working Locally with GitHub Desktop
4. Moving Your Project to GitHub
5. Working with Others on GitHub
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