Hello, today we are going to see how to integrate GitHub with Visual Studio 2013. i.e GitHub integration with visual studio 2013. I must say this is the most painless way for the Visual Studio developer to start using GitHub.
Let’s start now, so here is my Visual Studio Project (HelloWorld Simple WebSite Project) as shown in Fig 1. Now we are going to add this project in GitHub, here in my case I have Website App, it doesn’t matter you can have any application Window App, Console app etc.
Now go to
Add to Source Control as shown in Fig 2, you will see a popup. In Popup, you will get an option to choose between Team Foundation Version Control or Git. Select Git and place a checkmark if you want to use for the future projects see Fig 3.
Next step is to visit GitHub official website and creates a new repository with a unique name. I named it as
HelloWorld, left the rest as default and finally hit
Create Repository button.
So now we are done with creating a new repository at GitHub, and we just copy the
clone URL, will need this in the next step as shown in below image.
Let’s head over to the Visual Studio 2013 IDE and at menu bar go to
Team Explorer, now in Team Explorer press Unsynced Commits as shown in fig and add Clone URL which have copied earlier (see Fig 7) and press
Now after publish button pressed press syn, and now go home and hit
Change (fig 9)button, add some
comment (fig 10) and hit the
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