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Github has a simple web interface that makes it very easy to propose a simple change to code. You do not need to install any software or do anything beside register for a git hub account.
 
Github has a simple web interface that makes it very easy to propose a simple change to code. You do not need to install any software or do anything beside register for a git hub account.
  
# Identify a change you want to make.
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===1 Identify a change you want to make.===
 
[[File:easygithub1.png]]
 
[[File:easygithub1.png]]
# Find the file you want to modify on Github
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===2 Find the file you want to modify on Github===
 
[[File:easygithub2.png]]
 
[[File:easygithub2.png]]
# Click Edit to open the file
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===3 Click Edit to open the file===
 
[[File:easygithub4.png]]
 
[[File:easygithub4.png]]
  
# Make your change
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===4 Make your change===
 
[[File:easygithub5.png]]
 
[[File:easygithub5.png]]
# Scroll down and click the Propose file change button (add a note if you want).
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===5 Scroll down and click the Propose file change button (add a note if you want).===
 
[[File:easygithub6.png]]
 
[[File:easygithub6.png]]
# Fill in any additional information in the pull request including a reference to the joomlacode issue.
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===6 Fill in any additional information in the pull request including a reference to the joomlacode issue.===
 
[[File:easygithub7.png]]
 
[[File:easygithub7.png]]
# Click Send pull request.
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===7 Click Send pull request.===
 
[[File:easygithub8.png]]
 
[[File:easygithub8.png]]
# Make a note in the joomlacode issue with any a link to the pull request.
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===8 Make a note in the joomlacode issue with any a link to the pull request.===
 
[[File:easygithub9.png]]
 
[[File:easygithub9.png]]
  
  
 
[[Category: Bug Squad]] [[Category: Development]]
 
[[Category: Bug Squad]] [[Category: Development]]

Revision as of 17:43, 14 October 2012

Github has a simple web interface that makes it very easy to propose a simple change to code. You do not need to install any software or do anything beside register for a git hub account.

Contents

1 Identify a change you want to make.

Easygithub1.png

2 Find the file you want to modify on Github

Easygithub2.png

3 Click Edit to open the file

Easygithub4.png

4 Make your change

Easygithub5.png

5 Scroll down and click the Propose file change button (add a note if you want).

Easygithub6.png

6 Fill in any additional information in the pull request including a reference to the joomlacode issue.

Easygithub7.png

7 Click Send pull request.

Easygithub8.png

8 Make a note in the joomlacode issue with any a link to the pull request.

Easygithub9.png