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Get going with contributing to open-source software

Prerequisistes: Installing Git and Python

  1. Make a github account
  2. Create a folder for all your code.
  • Mac:
  1. Install git on your computer
  • Mac - Comes with git but you can update it if you want via homebrew.
    1. Create a folder ~/code by typing into the terminal mkdir ~/code
    • (feel free to use your own code folder if you already have one that you like)
    1. OPTIONAL: Use homebrew http://brew.sh (it's a great package manager for installing command line apps!)
    • Install by pasting this into your terminal: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)"
    • If you don't have git installed, type brew install git to install it!
  • Windows
    1. Install gitextensions here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/gitextensions/
    2. Create a folder C:\code by typing into powershell mkdir C:\code
    • (feel free to use your own code folder if you already have one that you like)
  1. Install Anaconda Python distribution found here: http://continuum.io/downloads
  • Make sure to use the Python 2.7 version. You can verify that your computer has Python 2.7 by typing python --version into your terminal.

Tutorial

To get started with the tutorial, click here.

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