Working with Github and Android Studio
Working with GitHub
First register on GitHub using the following link : https://education.github.com/pack
When registering using the link above use your Seneca Email. This will give you 5 private repository and other extra features.
Setting up repository
To create a new repository, on the website click on the button "+New repository". A form will appear and fill out the following:
- Repository Name
- Optional: Enter a description for your project.
- Choose whether you want your repository to be public or private.
- Public : Anyone can see the repository including the code.
- Private : You're the only one who can see inside the repository.
- Add a ".gitignore" file to your repository. For Android you'll be using the Android gitignore, this can be searched in the drop down menu.
Once the repository can be created. The repository will contain the gitignore file and a README file.
Optional: You can edit the README file, to write a small description and specification of your project, so that other developers can understand the application. (If you did not filled out the description text box when filling out the form)
The following link explains how to create a repository in detail : https://help.github.com/articles/create-a-repo/
Github was designed to handle Linux like project. Hence making this a command line system (There is an UI system as well which will be discussed later) Download the following UI application for Github from the following website:https://windows.github.com/