Creating A Good GitHub Page

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A good GitHub profile consists of three types of files:

  • How Tos, Style Guides, and Examples
  • Libraries, gems, and other bootstrappers
  • Finished apps

In general, you want your GitHub page to showcase your talents and work you've done to give back to the community. These three types of files do that well.

Let's examine ThoughtBot's GitHub account to see these three filetypes in action.

With these three types of files, you'll also achieve an active commit history--another emblem of a strong GitHub page.

Some other examples of strong GitHub pages include;

To schedule a one-on-one with Brett to review your GitHub account, email: