Introduction2:23 with Carling Kirk
In this video, we install the GitHub extension in Visual Studio.
[MUSIC] 0:00 Hi there, I'm Carling, and I want to show you how to use Github with Visual Studio. 0:04 Github is a source control hosting provider that uses Git. 0:10 A lot of popular open source projects use GitHub for collaboration. 0:13 The open sourced asp.net and .netcore are hosted on Github, and 0:17 you can even make contributions. 0:21 If you don't have a GitHub account, it's easy to create one and it's free for 0:23 you to host public repositories. 0:27 We'll be installing and using the GitHub extension 0:29 along with using the Git integration tools that come with Visual Studio. 0:32 If you're not familiar with Git or 0:35 source control in general, make sure to check out our course on Git. 0:37 If you're familiar with Git but 0:41 haven't used GitHub, then check out our course on GitHub. 0:42 Links to those courses are in the teacher's notes. 0:45 After this workshop, you'll be comfortable with using GitHub in Visual Studio to 0:49 track your changes, keep your code safe and share it with others. 0:52 We'll be using the community edition of Visual Studio 2015. 0:57 It's free to use, so if you don't have it installed, pause the video and 1:00 check out the link in the Teachers Notes to get everything set up. 1:04 Here we are in Visual Studio 2015. 1:08 I wanna point out that Visual Studio has Git integration already, but 1:11 the GitHub extension will let us do more with GitHub repositories. 1:14 Let's click on Tools and then Extensions and Updates. 1:18 Here's a list of our installed extensions. 1:22 Now there's actually a way to include the GitHub extension during 1:24 the initial install of Visual Studio, so you may already see it in this list. 1:27 In the sidebar expand the Online option, this extension is 1:31 pretty popular among developers, so here it is near the top of the list. 1:35 If you don't see it, type in GitHub in the upper right search box, and 1:39 it should appear in the results. 1:44 You can make sure you've got the right one by checking that it's made by 1:46 GitHub at the top of the Metadata pane. 1:49 Click the Download button. 1:53 Accept the terms. 1:57 And then restart Visual Studio. 2:01 In Visual Studio, 2:04 most source control functions are in the team explorer panel here. 2:05 We now have GitHub in the Hosted Service Providers section. 2:09 If you don't have an account, click on Sign Up, and 2:12 it will open a browser window to the sign up page on github.com. 2:15 You should take a moment to sign up before moving on to the next video. 2:19
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