Ten Simple Rules for taking advantage of Git and GitHub
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A 'Ten Simple Rules' guide to Git and GitHub. We describe and provide examples on how to use these software to track projects, as users, teams and organizations. We document collaborative development using branching and forking, interaction between collaborators using issues and continuous integration and automation using, for example, Travis CI and codevoc. We also describe dissemination and social aspects of GitHub such as GitHub pages, following and watching repositories, and give advice on how to make code citable.
Perez-Riverol , Y , Gatto , L , Wang , R , Sachsenberg , T , Uszkoreit , J , da Veiga Leprevost , F , Fufezan , C , Ternent , T , Eglen , S J , Katz , D S , Pollard , T J , Konovalov , A , Flight , R M , Blin , K & Vizcaíno , J A 2016 , ' Ten Simple Rules for taking advantage of Git and GitHub ' PLoS Computational Biology , vol 12 , no. 7 , e1004947 . DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004947 , 10.1101/048744
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This study was supported by Wellcome Trust [grant number WT101477MA] (http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/), BBSRC [grant numbers BB/K01997X/1, BB/I00095X/1, BB/L024225/1 and BB/L002817/1] (http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/), BMBF grant de.NBI - German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure (FKZ031 A 534A) (https://www.denbi.de/), NIH grant numbers R01-GM-094231 and R01-EB-017205 (http://www.nih.gov/), EPSRC [reference EP/M022641/1] (https://www.epsrc.ac.uk), NSF grant number 1252893 (http://www.nsf.gov/), and Novo Nordisk Foundation (http://www.novonordiskfonden.dk/en).
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