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Contribute to BananaAccounting GitHub repository

In order to contribute to BananaAccounting GitHub repository and submit some changes it is necessary to follow some basic steps.

  1. Install GitHub Desktop
  2. Fork the repository
  3. Clone the repository
  4. Modify or add files to the repository
  5. Submit the changes

Install Github Desktop

Install GitHub Desktop on your computer, and if you don't have it create your own account.

    Fork the repository

    The first step is to fork your own copy of the repository you want to work on to your account:

    1. Go to the Banana Accounting's main page in github
    2. Click on the repository link
    3. Click the button Fork on top right of the page
    4. Select your Account

    Clone the repository

    The second step is to clone the forked repository:

    1. Click the green button Clone or download -> Open in Desktop -> Open link
    2. Click the button Clone and wait a moment while the forked repository is cloned on your local machine.

    At this point, you have created on your computer your own copy of the repository, where you can work on the files, create directories etc, as you work as usual.

    Modify or add files to the repository

    To work with the repository:

    1. Start GitHub Desktop
    2. Choose the repository you like to work on
    3. Menu Repository -> Show in Explorer
    4. Work on the files, create directories etc, as you work as usual..
    5. Commit the changes to your own repository by clicking on Commit and then Pull buttons

    Submit the changes

    To submit changes with GitHub desktop:

    1. Start GitHub Desktop
    2. Choose the repository
    3. Click on Menu Branch -> Create Pull Request
    4. On the opened page of the browser set:
      1. base fork: select the BananaAccounting repository (example: BananaAccounting/Netherlands)
      2. base: select the master branch of the BananaAccounting repository
      3. head fork: select your own repository (example: YourAccountName/Netherlands)
      4. compare: select the master branch of the repository
    5. Click the button Create Pull Request
    6. Add a comment title and a comment text for the pull request
    7. Click the button Create Pull Request

    Important: Do not click on the "Close Pull Request" button, or the pull request will be blocked!

    The repository moderator will receive the pull request, evaluate and approve or refuse the contribution.

    You will be automatically notified.

     

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