GitHub Part 1: What is GitHub?

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This content is under construction!

Overview:

  1. What’s the difference between GitHub and git?

  2. Description and history

Prerequisites

Concepts

Importance

Notes

None

  • Time to learn: 30 minutes


  • Intro: Project Pythia itself is a GitHub project! (to be fleshed out more in section 2, github-repos)


Summary

  • GitHub is a web-based platform for hosting open-source content

  • Such content typically (but not necessarily) includes software

What’s Next?

We will explore an active open-source repository hosted on GitHub.

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