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7. Vercel & Github

Lesson objectives

  • Students learn git - A source control management system
    • Understand importance of source control
    • Create a github account
    • Do not cover git command line
  • Students publish a website live on the internet using vercel

Lesson time to deliever:

1 sessions, 1.5hrs


Importance of source control

Explain benefits of source control
  • Backups
  • Allows team to collaborate together
Surprisingly hard to teach. Think should split so step by step walk through steps of how to create a repositiory on github
Firstly get everyone to signup for github
  1. 1.
    Clone that repository locally
  2. 2.
    Add a file to it
  3. 3.
  4. 4.
    Set up stream then push to it
  5. 5.
    Then update file in vs code
  6. 6.
    Stage/Commit the file commit
  7. 7.
    Push it
  8. 8.
    Then update file again/add a new file
  9. 9.
    Repeat same in vscode
  10. 10.
    Then repeat using command line.
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Was dead easy for students to work out by themselves and get it done Just point them at vercel website and get them to add github project they just created online
Important points:
  • The root of the project must be named index.html otherwise shows folder structure.