Craft a Great GitHub Profile

Craft a Great GitHub Profile

English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 0h 41m | 99 MB


You might have heard that GitHub is a great way to find a developer job. The question is, how? For as many great contributions you’ve made, it’s all for naught if they go unnoticed. So how do you stand out? In this course, Lynn Langit shows you how to create a GitHub profile that will stand out from the crowd. She covers basics from working with your profile image and contributing code, to modifying the default GitHub template and personalizing your custom profile. This course is designed to help developers present a profile that is attractive to employers and will help you land the job you want. For a career in software development, your GitHub profile tells potential employers a great deal about who you are, what you do, and where your interests lie.

+ Table of Contents

1 Create a great GitHub profile
2 About using GitHub
3 Default GitHub profile
4 Profile image and data
5 Additional profile information
6 Before and after for default profile
7 Types of repositories
8 Forking interesting repositories
9 Pinning repositories
10 Before and after for pinned repositories
11 Naming repositories effectively
12 Repository metadata
13 Creating README.md files
14 Before and after for your repositories
15 Creating a profile repository
16 Modifying the GitHub profile template
17 Personalizing your custom profile
18 Before and after for custom profile
19 Next steps with GitHub