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Demonstrate drag n' drop file upload (new feature) #240
For novices, I think it'd be great to demonstrate drag n' drop file uploads, to make them feel more comfortable with some of what github does -> "it's just like DropBox, but better!" https://github.com/blog/2105-upload-files-to-your-repositories
Idea sketch for how this functionality could be incorporated:
I'd argue this feature should be demonstrated very early-on to give some early encouragement (a taste of what's to come) and insight into why github is so useful. Who wouldn't want unlimited public file storage for files under 100MB? Having GUI-methods really lowers the barriers for those that are apprehensive. It will hopefully get people interested before the scary terminal CLI-stuff happens.
In my experience comparing to other tools is not worthy as a motivation, as it touches some people's feelings ("my tool also does this thing"), so I'd prefer avoid the mention to Dropbox, but other than that, I think we could add this as a callout or exercise at the end of the Github topic.
@rossmounce would you like to make a PR with this?