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Here, we will attack the deviously difficult task of uploading files to GitHub without the treachery of a command line.

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  1. Assuming that your account has not yet been created, you must create an account to upload files to GitHub
    • Assuming that your account has not yet been created, you must create an account to upload files to GitHub

    • This is a straight-forward process of entering your name, email and password.

    • Request Access from Tim: thebert@brandeis.edu

    • Include your name with your username so Tim can add you to the team

  2. For this example, we will be adding a new repository to the Brandeis MakerLab GitHub
    • For this example, we will be adding a new repository to the Brandeis MakerLab GitHub

    • We need to start by clicking the green NEW Button (circled in red)

  3. Fill out the form as you would with any other
    • Fill out the form as you would with any other

    • Provide a information revealing name of your project, as well as a description of what the code is for

    • Create a README file that describes what the project is about (This is NECESSARY if you want to add any sort of code or other files into GitHub)

    • Click the GREEN create repository button to proceed

  4. Congratulations! You have successfully created a project within the Brandeis GitHub page. Now, we need to proceed with adding files to that project
    • Congratulations! You have successfully created a project within the Brandeis GitHub page. Now, we need to proceed with adding files to that project

    • We need to start by clicking the upload file button circled in red

    • NOTE: if the page DOES NOT look like this when you created you repository, you must create a README file

  5. We are almost there, drag and drop the intended file onto the web browser OR click the choose you folder(circled in RED)
    • We are almost there, drag and drop the intended file onto the web browser OR click the choose you folder(circled in RED)

    • After the file has been uploaded, you should see it appear below the box (in GREEN)

    • After you are finished, click on the COMMIT CHANGES button at the bottom of the web page

    • Note: You can upload multiple files at once to the GitHub project, but these files must be UNDER 25 mb. If they are not, you must use a command line.

  6. Your file should appear below the READ ME file.
    • Your file should appear below the READ ME file.

    • CONGRATULATIONS! You have successfully added a project with files to the Brandeis GitHub!

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Daniel Lay

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