Did you hear the hype?
Github launched a new feature a couple of days ago and many developers has been talking about it - it is the Github Profile Readme.
- It gives you more room to talk about yourself.
- It is like a cover letter to prospective employers or partners.
- It is feature-rich as it leverage the regular markdown.
- It is so easy to add this feature to your profile.
- It makes Github look more appealing with the social network look.
Like I already pointed out, it is as easy as your favorite dish. I will be adding mine in the curse of this tutorial, so all you need do is follow me as I show you step by step how to do this.
Create a Github account here if you have not done so already.
Login into you profile. (This takes you to your dashboard)
Click on the
plus sign (+)at the top-right in the menu bar
Click on the
You Should now be in a page to
create a new repository
- In the
Repository name, enter your username. Mine is
EBEREGITas you must have noticed in the first image.
(It has to be your
username for it to appear in your profile).
Initialize this repository with a READMEbox
You should now be redirected to your special repo like mine here
I checked my profile and this is what I found:
Wow!!! It works like magic!!! YAAAAAAY... WE DID IT!!!
Now I want you to brand your profile readme in a way that suit you.
This markdown cheat sheet can help you especially if you are new to markdown
What you make out of this feature is up to you. I encourage you to make the best from it because in no time, this feature might be the basis for certain job interview process.
Check out my profile here
Dont’t forget to start my profile ☺️🤗😊
Check out my Repo:
I will like to visit your profiles. please drop the link in the comment section.