Commit ae7c0a65 authored by Tyler Hallada's avatar Tyler Hallada
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Readme suggests using github while git.gmu.edu is not working.

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......@@ -9,9 +9,9 @@ What's Open is still in it's very early stages and needs all the help it can
get. Even if you don't feel like you can be helpful with the heavily technical
aspects, we definitely need designers and technical writers.
There are many things that can be done with this project, but sometimes it's the
small things that count, so don't be afraid of contributing just for a spelling
mistake.
There are many things that can be done with this project (see the "To Do"
section), but sometimes it's the small things that count, so don't be afraid of
contributing just for a spelling mistake.
If you need help at all please contact me (Tyler). I want people to
contribute, so if you are struggling, or just want to learn, then I am willing
......@@ -32,8 +32,23 @@ To get started, you'll need the following installed:
Then type the following commands in your terminal (if you're on Windows,
[Cygwin](http://www.cygwin.com/) is recommended).
NOTE: While git.gmu.edu is not functioning correctly, What's Open will be using
my repository at https://github.com/thallada/whats-open So, if you want to
push code I'll have to add you as a collaborator to the repository manually.
Please let me know you're github username and I can add you. In the future, when
git.gmu.edu is working, you will be able to contribute to the project as long
as you're in the SRCT group.
You don't need a github account to preform a `git clone`, but you should get
one if you plan on actually modifying code. [Github's Set-Up
Page](https://help.github.com/articles/set-up-git) should help with that. It's
also a good idea to set up your [ssh keys to be used by
github](https://help.github.com/articles/generating-ssh-keys) at this time so
you won't have to keep typing in your password when you push to a github
repository.
```bash
git clone git@git.gmu.edu:whats-open/whats-open.git
git clone https://github.com/thallada/whats-open.git
cd whats-open/
virtualenv venv --distribute
source venv/bin/activate
......@@ -42,10 +57,6 @@ python manage.py syncdb
python manage.py migrate website
```
The git.gmu.edu repository should be available to all SRCT members registered
on the site. If you're not, but would like to contribute, contact me or another
SRCT member.
###Testing the Site Locally###
Now that everything is set-up you can run the server on your computer.
......@@ -78,6 +89,9 @@ git commit -a
git push origin master
```
If you're having trouble pushing to my github repository please see the note
in "Set-Up" about how to set up github so you can do that.
Some more helpful links on how to use Git:
* [Git Reference](http://gitref.org/)
* [OpenHatch's Training Mission](https://openhatch.org/missions/git)
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