Make your GitHub history back to 1990.
Create a new repo named
1990 on GitHub.
Generate a personal access token on GitHub and copy it.
Run the following script
$ sh -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/antfu/1990-script/master/index.sh)"
Enter you GitHub username and access token and then you are done :)
This project works on the way
git records commit. Whenever you commit something,
git puts an
Unix Timestamp on it to record when you committed it. An
Unix Timestamp is the way computers store the current time. An
Unix timestamp is a
32-bit number which stores the number of seconds that has passed from January 1st, 1970 at UTC, the
The script firstly creates a directory with the name of the wanted year -
The script then initializes the directory as a git repository, using
git init -
The script then stages all the files
git add . and commits it, using the date
line 16) or
6pm, 1st January, 1990 (default of the
This is the
ISO Date-Time format for storing time:
This commit is then pushed to GitHub (provided you already have made a repository) using
git push -u origin main -f, and the directory is removed.
GitHub recognizes the commit to have been created at
6 pm, 1st January, 1990 and thus registers a contribution at that moment in time. If you scroll to the first year on your profile, you will see there is a single contribution to your
1990 repository, on 1st January.