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A collection of useful .gitignore templates

Merge pull request #1430 from Lucretiel/patch-1

Added coverage annotation files
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Global Merge pull request #1429 from ergl/master
Actionscript.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Ada.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Agda.gitignore Create Agda.gitignore
Android.gitignore moved
AppEngine.gitignore Added template for Google App Engine
AppceleratorTitanium.gitignore Added Appcelerator Titanium .gitignore file.
ArchLinuxPackages.gitignore Add .SRCINFO
Autotools.gitignore Add stamp-h1 to ignored files
C++.gitignore added: rules for ingnoring precompiled headers for C/C++
C.gitignore Add dSYM folder to C.gitignore for OSX env
CFWheels.gitignore add cfwheels gitignore
CMake.gitignore Added a .gitignore for files auto-generated by the CMake build-system. extract out new contributing guidelines to
CUDA.gitignore Add CUDA.gitignore
CakePHP.gitignore rearrange rules for CakePHP 2
ChefCookbook.gitignore Remove lockfiles from Chef template
Clojure.gitignore Add .gitignore for Leiningen projects
CodeIgniter.gitignore Fix eol issues
CommonLisp.gitignore Added file for Common Lisp.
Composer.gitignore Fix eol issues
Concrete5.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Coq.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
CraftCMS.gitignore Removing .DS_Store rule as it is included in global rules
DM.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Dart.gitignore Update Dart.gitignore
Delphi.gitignore Added Castalia *.stat files
Drupal.gitignore Fixes uncomplete CTools
EPiServer.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Eagle.gitignore .gitignore file for Eagle
Elisp.gitignore elisp: adding .cask files to gitignore
Elixir.gitignore Add .gitignore for Elixir
Erlang.gitignore Add ebin, rel example, concrete dev mode, .rebar
ExpressionEngine.gitignore Merge pull request #488 from nanadevelopment/eeConfigAdd
ExtJs.gitignore Should "boostrap.json" be "bootstrap.json"?
Fancy.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Finale.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
ForceDotCom.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Fortran.gitignore Link a new fortran template to existing c++ one
FuelPHP.gitignore FuelPHP gitignore
GWT.gitignore Adding ".gwt/", "gwt-unitCache/", "www-test" and ".gwt-tmp/" to .giti…
Gcov.gitignore Capitalise initial letter in template filenames for consistency/sorting
GitBook.gitignore Correct URL for NPM URL reference
Go.gitignore Ignore profile files
Gradle.gitignore Avoid ignoring Gradle wrapper jar file
Grails.gitignore Adding additional comments
Haskell.gitignore Remove cabal.config from Haskell.
IGORPro.gitignore Create IGORPro.gitignore
Idris.gitignore Add an Idris gitignore
Java.gitignore gitignore VM crash logs
Jboss.gitignore Deployed file ignore
Jekyll.gitignore Update Jekyll.gitignore
Joomla.gitignore Update Joomla.gitignore
Jython.gitignore Jython ignores
Kohana.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
LICENSE Updated the year :-)
LabVIEW.gitignore LabVIEW.gitignore
Laravel.gitignore Add ".env" to Laravel.gitignore
Leiningen.gitignore Added Cider's .nrepl-port file.
LemonStand.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Lilypond.gitignore Add ignore file for lilypond.
Lithium.gitignore The Lithium app should be the root repo folder
Lua.gitignore Added a .gitignore template for Lua based projects.
Magento.gitignore Merge pull request #1378 from rafaelstz/patch-4
Maven.gitignore Add
Mercury.gitignore Mercury.gitignore: Add Mercury.modules
MetaProgrammingSystem.gitignore Grammar/formatting tweak to comments
Meteor.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Nanoc.gitignore Capitalise initial letter in template filenames for consistency/sorting
Nim.gitignore Create Nim.gitignore
Node.gitignore Update Node.gitignore
OCaml.gitignore Add ocamlbuild and oasis generated files to OCaml .gitignore
Objective-C.gitignore removing aditional white space
Opa.gitignore Added Opa.gitignore
OpenCart.gitignore Returned lost config file
OracleForms.gitignore added gitignore for Oracle Forms development
Packer.gitignore Add a support for packer
Perl.gitignore ignore new scratch directory for metadata
Phalcon.gitignore Remove trailing asterisks in Phalcon rules
PlayFramework.gitignore Increase the specificity of PlayFramework rules
Plone.gitignore Covered by global vim template
Prestashop.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Processing.gitignore Added the processing project
Python.gitignore Fixed coverage annotation
Qooxdoo.gitignore Add gitignore for qooxdoo apps
Qt.gitignore Ignore Qt Creator cache files for Qbs projects.
R.gitignore Merge pull request #1263 from jangorecki/master add a section about not including every template under the sun
ROS.gitignore Remove unnecessary rules
Rails.gitignore Typo in comment
RhodesRhomobile.gitignore Add Rhodes mobile application framework gitignore
Ruby.gitignore add /vendor/bundle
Rust.gitignore revert
SCons.gitignore Added SCons.gitignore
Sass.gitignore Add sourcemaps to the Sass ignore
Scala.gitignore Ignore .history files
Scrivener.gitignore Added .gitignore for Scrivener
Sdcc.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
SeamGen.gitignore Update SeamGen.gitignore
SketchUp.gitignore Add gitignore for sketchup backup files.
Stella.gitignore Capitalise initial letter in template filenames for consistency/sorting
SugarCRM.gitignore Explanations for ignoring the cache directory
Swift.gitignore Add Carthage build folder and explaination
Symfony.gitignore Add 'build' directory
SymphonyCMS.gitignore added symphony and workspace/uploads dir
TeX.gitignore Merge pull request #1411 from ptigwe/master
Textpattern.gitignore Added Textpattern gitignore
TurboGears2.gitignore Add for TurboGears2 (based off of Python template)
Typo3.gitignore Update Typo3.gitignore - added version number as TYPO3 CMS v6 needs d…
Umbraco.gitignore Update Umbraco.gitignore
Unity.gitignore Update Unity.gitignore
VVVV.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
VisualStudio.gitignore Small fix: missing space
Waf.gitignore added Waf.gitignore
WordPress.gitignore sort WordPress.gitignore
Xojo.gitignore Ignores *.xojo_uistate
Yeoman.gitignore Create Yeoman.gitignore
Yii.gitignore Merge remote-tracking branch 'origin/master' into pr/506
ZendFramework.gitignore Fixed binary gettext files rule: .po -> .mo
Zephir.gitignore Added comments for Zephir

A collection of .gitignore templates

This is GitHub’s collection of .gitignore file templates. We use this list to populate the .gitignore template choosers available in the interface when creating new repositories and files.

For more information about how .gitignore files work, and how to use them, the following resources are a great place to start:

Folder structure

The files in the root directory are for .gitignore templates that are project specific, such as language or framework specific templates. Global (operating system or editor specific) templates should go into the Global/ directory.

Contributing guidelines

We’d love you to help us improve this project. To help us keep this collection high quality, we request that contributions adhere to the following guidelines.

  • Provide a link to the application or project’s homepage. Unless it’s extremely popular, there’s a chance the maintainers don’t know about or use the language, framework, editor, app, or project your change applies to.

  • Provide links to documentation supporting the change you’re making. Current, canonical documentation mentioning the files being ignored is best. If documentation isn’t available to support your change, do the best you can to explain what the files being ignored are for.

  • Explain why you’re making a change. Even if it seems self-evident, please take a sentence or two to tell us why your change or addition should happen. It’s especially helpful to articulate why this change applies to everyone who works with the applicable technology, rather than just you or your team.

  • Please consider the scope of your change. If your change specific to a certain language or framework, then make sure the change is made to the template for that language or framework, rather than to the template for an editor, tool, or operating system.

  • Please only modify one template per pull request. This helps keep pull requests and feedback focused on a specific project or technology.

In general, the more you can do to help us understand the change you’re making, the more likely we’ll be to accept your contribution quickly.

Please also understand that we can’t list every tool that ever existed. Our aim is to curate a collection of the most common and helpful templates, not to make sure we cover every project possible. If we choose not to include your language, tool, or project, it’s not because it’s not awesome.

Contributing workflow

Here’s how we suggest you go about proposing a change to this project:

  1. Fork this project to your account.
  2. Create a branch for the change you intend to make.
  3. Make your changes to your fork.
  4. Send a pull request from your fork’s branch to our master branch.

Using the web-based interface to make changes is fine too, and will help you by automatically forking the project and prompting to send a pull request too.



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