5.2 Version control
Follow the steps in the video (or on these slides) to turn your folder into a git repository.
Make a remote version of your project on GitHub!
Please note: are there (temporary) files you do not wish to track? Add them to the
.gitignorefile. Consider a
.gitignoretemplate for your language: examples on this github repo.
Can you use Git and push to Github from your IDE?
Experiment with editing and committing on GitHub itself. You can then ‘download’ your code to your local repository using
Optional: What happens if you edit the same file online and locally, and try to push/pull? (Hint: this often causes a ‘merge conflict’, which is no fun to experience. Going through it today means we can assist you if necessary!)