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Actionscript.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Ada.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Agda.gitignore Create Agda.gitignore
Android.gitignore Revert "Ignoring build folder inside app module in Android projects"
AppEngine.gitignore Added template for Google App Engine
AppceleratorTitanium.gitignore Added Appcelerator Titanium .gitignore file.
ArchLinuxPackages.gitignore Add .jar, .exe and .msi
Autotools.gitignore Update Autotools.gitignore
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 Add CMakeScripts directory extract out new contributing guidelines to
CUDA.gitignore Add CUDA.gitignore
CakePHP.gitignore comment out CakePHP version headers
ChefCookbook.gitignore Remove lockfiles from Chef template
Clojure.gitignore Add .gitignore for Leiningen projects
CodeIgniter.gitignore Fixed CodeIgniter.gitignore
CommonLisp.gitignore Added file for Common Lisp.
Composer.gitignore Incorrect Dir Path
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
D.gitignore gitignore file for D
DM.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Dart.gitignore doc/api/ explicitly a directory
Delphi.gitignore Rarely used binary extension
Drupal.gitignore Incorrect file path
EPiServer.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
Eagle.gitignore update Eagle.gitignore for .lck
Elisp.gitignore elisp: adding .cask files to gitignore
Elixir.gitignore Add /cover to Elixir.gitignore
Elm.gitignore Create Elm.gitignore
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 Revert 2bd7d8e
Gradle.gitignore Update Gradle.gitignore
Grails.gitignore Adding additional comments
Haskell.gitignore Added .stack-work/ directory to Haskell .gitignore.
IGORPro.gitignore Create IGORPro.gitignore
Idris.gitignore Add an Idris gitignore
Java.gitignore gitignore VM crash logs
Jboss.gitignore Deployed file ignore
Jekyll.gitignore Add .jekyll-metadata to default Jekyll .gitignore
Joomla.gitignore Add new line at end of file
KiCAD.gitignore Add KiCad ignore for .bck and .kicad_pcb-bak
Kohana.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
LICENSE Update license year to 2016
LabVIEW.gitignore LabVIEW.gitignore
Laravel.gitignore missed slash in 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 Stop ignoring app/code/local/Mage
Maven.gitignore Revert "Update Maven.gitignore"
Mercury.gitignore Mercury.gitignore: Add Mercury.modules
MetaProgrammingSystem.gitignore Grammar/formatting tweak to comments
Nanoc.gitignore Capitalise initial letter in template filenames for consistency/sorting
Nim.gitignore Create Nim.gitignore
Node.gitignore URL doesn't exists anymore
OCaml.gitignore Add ocamlbuild and oasis generated files to OCaml .gitignore
Objective-C.gitignore Merge pull request #1546 from Coeur/patch-1
Opa.gitignore Added Opa.gitignore
OpenCart.gitignore Update OpenCart.gitignore
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 remove harmful ignore
Plone.gitignore Covered by global vim template
Prestashop.gitignore Fix path to ignored only root log, img and cache folder
Processing.gitignore Added the processing project
Python.gitignore fix style by adding space after #
Qooxdoo.gitignore Add gitignore for qooxdoo apps
Qt.gitignore Qt: ignore CMakeLists.txt.user
R.gitignore Ignore `.RData` files Avoid redirecting by using currently Help URLs
ROS.gitignore Remove unnecessary rules
Rails.gitignore Add .byebug_history to gitignore
RhodesRhomobile.gitignore Add Rhodes mobile application framework gitignore
Ruby.gitignore Fix few typos
Rust.gitignore added comment
SCons.gitignore Added SCons.gitignore
Sass.gitignore Add slash to .sass-cache
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 Merge pull request #1546 from Coeur/patch-1
Symfony.gitignore add bower assets
SymphonyCMS.gitignore added symphony and workspace/uploads dir
TeX.gitignore Add ignore for .lox files from fixme package
Textpattern.gitignore Added Textpattern gitignore
TurboGears2.gitignore Add for TurboGears2 (based off of Python template)
Typo3.gitignore Fix few typos
Umbraco.gitignore Clean up expired entries, fix whitespace.
Unity.gitignore Merge pull request #1631 from ahmedbaracat/patch-1
UnrealEngine.gitignore Add *.VC.opendb for UnrealEngine
VVVV.gitignore ensure single trailing newline
VisualStudio.gitignore Merge pull request #1415 from wisitsaks/patch-1
Waf.gitignore Update waf for python3 builds
WordPress.gitignore Ignore default plugin
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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