Collaborative Development using Git and GitHub
Collaborative Development using Git and GitHub
Adding Test and Continuous Integration with Travis-CI and AppVeyor
About the Book
Git is the de-facto standard Version Control System for Open Source projects and one of the most popular VCS for proprietary projects as well. GitHub is the most popular cloud-based hosting solution for projects using Git.
Reading this book and following the exercises will teach you how to use Git and GitHub to contribute to projects using these technologies. You will learn how to write automated unit and integration tests and how to set up Continuous Integration to run these tests on every change.
There are several exercises that will teach you how to fork a project and send a Pull-request. How to follow a project that makes progress while you are working on your contribution. During the course of the book you will also contribute to a number of Open Source projects.
- About the book
- v0.32 2019.04.16
- v0.31 2018.08.02
- v0.25 2017.10.22
- v0.15 2017.09.18
- v0.10 2017.09.10
- v0.05 2017.08.27
- Feedback and Questions
What is Version Control, Git, and GitHub?
- Manual VCS
- Version Control Systems
Setup your environment
- Create an account on GitHub.
- Install Git on your desktop machine (Windows, Linux, OSX)
- Configure Git client
- Install Editor or IDE
- git stash - temporary saving changes
Your first Pull Request
- CSV - Comma Separated Values
- CSV file on GitHub
- Edit CSV file on GitHub
- Send a Pull-Request
Your second Pull Request
- Fork a repository
- Clone a repository
- Create a branch
- Make some changes
- Record the changes
- Push out the changes to GitHub
- Send a Pull-Request
- Observe Travis-CI running and reporting
Update your local Git repository from the central repository of the project.
- What to do if I mess up?
- Conflict management
- The 4 cases we are going to cover
- No local changes yet
- Integrated branch
- Changes that were not pushed out
- Rebase your local branch and update a PR
- Delete a branch
Merge and Conflict
- Version Conflict
- File Name collision
- Type 1 conflict
- Type 2 conflict
- Type 2 conflict - another case
- Solution to the Type 2 conflict
- Prevention of Type 2 conflicts
- Conflict resolution
- Type 3 conflict
Pull Request for Code And Talk
- The full process
Continuous Integration - CI
- Various CI systems
- Travis CI
- Set up Travis-CI
- Virtualenv for Python
- Add Python test
- Python test coverage
- Add test to a Python project
- Add test to Perl 5 project
- Test Coverage
- Where to contribute?
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