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Why should you have an Github account? πŸ’»πŸ€”

rakshakannu profile image Raksha Kannusami ・Updated on ・1 min read

If you love technology and is an enthusiast about code, then most probably you have heard about Github. πŸ“Ÿ

We all our a part of social media like Instagram πŸ“·, Twitter 🐀 and Linkedin πŸ“ƒ. Well, have you even thought about what is the social media for millions of software developers around the world? πŸ€” yes! you guessed it right! it's GITHUB. πŸ’»

Github is a place where you can post your code like you post on any other social media platform!😍. This means you will be able to access your code files of your platform online irrespective of whether you have your laptop or not!πŸŽ‰

Not only that, you can also:

-- create unlimited repositories(posts)
-- contribute to other repositories(add code)
-- make pull requests/create issues(suggest edits)
-- use Github pages to host your projects
and many other exciting things!

If you are not on Github or is not active, go right away to Github and create an account and start engaging on your profile.πŸ’‘

Having a well maintained Github profile not only shows that you are an organised person, but also helps you have a great digital footprint which inturn can help you find a better job. You can also collaborate with people from around the world and work on any domain that interests you!🀩

So what are you waiting for? The next project you work on, make sure to update all your files on Github.πŸ’―

Keep coding! Keep contributing! πŸ’–

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CodersRank

GitHub is amazing! And it does help you find a job in more ways than you'd think - for example, our startup has built a platform where you can connect your profile to GH and it gives you an overview of your progress as a developer. Plus, you can set your profile to "actively looking for work" to get matched with jobs.
Anyways, yes, version control is SO important and GH does a great job in helping you manage code changes and errors, especially for large codebases. A must-have for new and experienced devs :)
Cheers! ~AD

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Raksha Kannusami Author

Definitely! Thank you for giving these suggestions!

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khanharisk

hey can u hlp me with developing an android app?

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Evgeny Urubkov

I purged a bunch of repos from my Github because I realized how bad that code was. Not sure if it was a good or a bad decision.

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Raksha Kannusami Author

I would say it was a good decision since if that code was not of any help, good to clear out the clutter!

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Evgeny Urubkov

That's what my thinking was!

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spiritbro1

both github and dev.to is for everybody who love to code fosho

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