What is a Gist?

What is a Gist?

Pradumna Saraf
·Apr 9, 2022·

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It is a feature added to GitHub that allows the sharing of code snippets, notes, and to-do lists, without creating a repo.

What a gist looks like.

"Well-organized code snippets."

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Creating a Gist:

Steps:

0) Head over to gist.github.com.

1) Paste the code snippets or notes

2) Choose to make it public or private.

Features of Gist:

◾Quick code snippets sharing with just a URL.

◾Public and Private

◾Can be directly embedded into the website

◾Support Markdown

◾Support code zipping.

GitHub Offical Docs for gist:

docs.github.com/en/github-ae@latest/get-sta..

"The only repo you need"

Aim: To build a GitHub repo and to bring all Bootcamp tweets and materials in one place, which will help the new learners in the future.

Repo Link 👇 (Don't forget to ⭐ the repo).

github.com/Pradumnasaraf/open-source-with-p..

 
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