The purpose for this repository, named after the Physalia course, GWAS-course when in preparation, was to record basic uses of GitHub as well as call for contributions to GitHub repositories.

How to contribute

(Adapted from Apress)

Efforts are highly welcome as a long-term project, via the following steps:

  1. Make sure you have a GitHub account.
  2. Fork a repository.
  3. Create a new branch on which to make your change, e.g. git checkout -b my_code_contribution
  4. Commit your change. Include a commit message describing the correction. Please note that if your commit message is not clear, the correction will not be accepted.
  5. Submit a pull request.

A summary of files

File Description
.gitconfig at $HOME by for automatic repository access1 GUI for GitHub repository maintenance Important notes this file setup for a standard repository setup for SSH batch file for add/commit/push operations

  1. This is now superseded with direct access via ssh, see notes at GitHub-matters above.