Category: Github

How to Get a User’s Email Address on Github

There are a lot of people (software engineers,  open source compatriots, coding warriors) who contribute to programming projects on Github. You may be interested in a certain someone on Github, and you need to contact them! Recruiters? Potential partners? This is the surest way to find someone’s email through Github! Find the person’s Github username. Go to a recent Github project that they’ve contributed. Check the link of a commit message. Add .patch to the link, and you’ll see the...

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Git: get a file from another commit or branch

Normally, you would use git checkout to change branches or change to a previous commit. How do you git checkout a single file from another commit or branch? git branch git branch lists all the branches that you’ve checked out in your working directory. Let’s say that I have two branches: master devel Let’s say that I am on the master branch. But I wanted slothparadise.txt from the devel branch. git checkout devel — slothparadise.txt You can also get a...

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6 Easy Steps to Learn Github For the First Time

For newcomers, Github is a version control system used by lots of software engineers for keeping track of code. Github can be hard! Really hard to learn! Have you ever heard the saying, “It’s like riding a bicycle. You never forget?” Github can be the same as riding a bicycle for any beginner! Everyone knows the power of metaphors or sayings. They stay in your head, so here’s one for learning Github for the first time. Here are 6 steps to...

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