Uploading your project to GitHub

Everything you need to know about uploading your project to GitHub


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GitHub Learning Lab is an integrated learning experience to help you learn how to use GitHub by using GitHub. Complete courses at your own pace on collaboration, workflow, and more.

From private betas to the most important open source technologies of our time, GitHub is home to all kinds of projects. Developers count on our platform to take their projects to the next level with collaborative tools, uncompromised security, and premier third-party apps.

If you haven’t started your project on GitHub, uploading your project might feel overwhelming. This course helps you seamlessly upload your local project to GitHub and provides important next steps for managing your project and introducing community involvement.

In this course, you’ll learn how to:

  • Identify where your code is stored
  • Introduce code to a repository
  • Create important Git files like a .gitignore
  • Identify important next steps to manage your repository and add community involvement

This course has a dedicated message board on the GitHub Community website. If you want to discuss this course with GitHub Trainers or other participants create a post over there. The message board can also be used to troubleshoot any issue you encounter while taking this course.

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