You’ve got so many files by now.
Raw data, exploratory scripts, Rmd and HTML files.
Git is useful for version control, especially when working with teams on big projects. And GitHub is useful because it’s built on top of Git and lets the public download your files for free.
Git started out as version control system and has since been “repurposed” beyond software development
Journalists use it for methodology, but also to share raw and summarized data.
It’s kinda complicated
It might be tough to justify for someone working solo.
But it’s worth learning because of the capabilities for communicating your analysis and for future collaboration.
The repo for this class is on GitHub, but can be easily downloaded to your desktop with the following commands:
On a Mac and PC
Time to crack open that console
Show your work
Transparency and avoiding issues
© Copyright 2018, Andrew Ba Tran
© Copyright 2018, Andrew Tran