Documentation [was: Re: v8 DP3]
Peter TB Brett
peter.brett at livecode.com
Fri Aug 28 05:33:48 EDT 2015
On 28/08/2015 10:28, Richmond wrote:
> On 08/28/2015 12:21 PM, Peter TB Brett wrote:
>> On 28/08/2015 10:11, Richmond wrote:
>>> On 08/28/2015 10:28 AM, Peter W A Wood wrote:
>>>> You can make better use of Git by downloading the repository onto your
>>>> own machine. I was able to do that quite easily by following this
>>>> I have no doubt that you will breeze though the process.
>>> I very much doubt it: I downloaded GIT,
>>> told GIT my name ('richmond'),
>>> told GIT my email ('richmondmathewson at gmail.com'),
>>> and then got stuck:
>>> so; where is GIT"
>> Exactly which step are you stuck on?
> "When you view a repository while signed in to your account
> First of all, where do I find the GIT interface on my computer so that I
> can log into it, or,
If you're using Windows or OS X, I recommend installing the Github
Desktop client. It'll provide a log-in window and set up all the
necessary keys and credentials for you. https://desktop.github.com/
It also provides a friendly user-interface so that you don't have to
learn the git command-line interface (with which you are struggling,
from the sound of it).
> for the sake of argument, how can I log into the GitHub using Atom
> (which I installed just before breakfast),
> clone stuff and get to work?
You don't need to do any log-in with Atom. Like most editors, Atom is
completely passive from the git point of view -- it'll display the
status of the code, but doesn't talk to the server or anything like that.
Dr Peter Brett <peter.brett at livecode.com>
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