Using text files as an introduction to git
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Intro to Git

This exercise is from a lecture given on April 7, 2014. The slides for that lecture are here.

To complete the Intro to Git exercise, follow these steps:

Fork the Branch

Click the fork button on this repo at the top-right of the screen.

Clone your fork

In the GitHub app, clone your fork to your own computer.

Make changes

Edit the myname.txt file to contain your information.

Commit your changes

In the GitHub app, commit your changes with a summary of what you did.

Push your changes to GitHub

In the GitHub app, sync the repo so that your changes get pushed to GitHub.

Submit a pull request

On the GitHub page for your forked repo, find the pull request button and submit a pull request to the original repo.