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Do you want to work on a project but don’t know how to use git? Well surprisingly, to get or make changes to a remote repository, you don’t need git anymore! With the help of GitHub Desktop and Visual Studio Code (popularly known as VS Code) you can do this in no code. So without any further ado, lets see how you can use these amazing tools for you next project.

Before you begin make sure you have GitHub Desktop and VS Code installed in your system.

1. Make new repository (optional)

This step is optional if you already have a repository or are going…

GIF of the new look of my GitHub profile
GIF of the new look of my GitHub profile
Cover Picture: GIF of the new look of my GitHub profile

According to a popular notion, somehow GitHub is now your resume. A well-maintained GitHub profile shows that you contribute to open source projects. What is a better way to share code you’ve written, or prove your interest and knowledge in the field? So, having a good GitHub Profile is a must and in this blog, we are going to learn how to make one!

PART 1 — Getting Started

An elementary blog about the necessary changes you need to make to your GitHub profile.

Click here to read: Getting Started With Your GitHub Profile

PART 2— The Next Level

A detailed procedure about adding a fantastic README and 10 amazing…

A beginner’s profile
A beginner’s profile
This how a beginner’s profile looks

We are going to make your profile look something as splendid as the GIF you saw in my previous blog! Feel free to follow these steps and reform your GitHub profile, because that’s how I made mine!

1. Changing your Avatar

As you hover on your profile picture, it shows a prompt to “Change your avatar”.

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Now that you know what basic changes you can make to your GitHub profile lets move further.

Despite pinning your popular repositories and adding a contributions graph, there is a lot more you can do with your GitHub profile. By adding a sparkling README.md file, you are going to take your profile to The Next Level! In this blog, we are going to learn about how to add a README.md file and about the different elements to enhance it! And stay tuned till the end because there is a surprise waiting up for you!

Fun Fact: README.md is a markdown…

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