Introduction to Github and Visual Studio Code

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Maneuver through Github.

Create a repository on Github.

Write code in VIsual Studio Code then add, commit, and push code from VScode to GIthub.

1 hour
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

Welcome to this guided project. In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to “use GIthub to provide hosting for software development and Visual Studio to host code locally on your electronic device.” I know it seems like a lot by the end of the project will develop a better understanding of Github and Visual Studio Code. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

  • VSCode

  • Html

  • local hosting

  • Github

  • Web Hosting Service (HS)

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction

  2. Create a Github Profile

  3. Create a Repository on Github

  4. Connect Github to Github desktop to clone a repository

  5. Clone repository to a visual studio code

  6. Write and launch code in the browser, save to Github

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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