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Discussion on: What is GitHub and why should I join?

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Tyler V. (he/him)

Github isn't directly a way to learn in the way that tutorials are, but is a great way to:

  • Collaborate with others
  • Contribute to Open Source
  • Save your work
  • Show off your work

If you're looking to get started with GitHub/git, I have a post breaking down the concepts:

I also recommend this article about the concepts behind git:

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Angela Whisnant Author

Thanks! I did join GitHub and am looking around a bit trying to get my bearings. I understand it's purpose a little better now.