What is Gist? With the help of switch option(s) you can do this.
Gist are repositories of github. These can be created as Public or Private repositories.
This is the best way to make your snippet safe and available to all the world through a common url.
What is GitHub?
In April-2008, GitHub was launched. GitHub is nothing but Web Based Hosting Service, which provides you to create your own repositories of softwares etc.
GitHub is offering both Free and Paid accounts for 'Open Sources' projects In 2010 it named as 'GitHub Inc.'
GitHub which is running on the software has written in 'Ruby On Rails' To start with GitHub repositories you just need to install GitHub software :
Choose your flavour and start with Git. I will discuss in detail regarding GitHub in another post.
What should I do to create Gist?
Its as simple as you have created your own account in dotnetspider.com, following are the steps which are describing the answer:
Now, you have ground to create Gist.
How to create and Share Gist?
As GitHub officialy defined Gist is :
a simple way to share snippets and pastes with others.
All gists are git repositories, so they are automatically versioned, forkable and usable as a git repository.
Followings are the steps to create your own Gist:
- Gist Description
- Gist file name and optionally you can Select Language else language will be detected from file name extension
eg. if you choose - myfile.cs - it will be considered as C# language Gist and so on...
When you have done with creating you will be directed to Gist url link. By the same you can share your Gist through-out the world.
Follow the above mentioned steps and reach to your Gist home.
In the following Gist, I tried to show a simple snippet "How to use Library from Console?"
There are certain options by which you can compile files with different types like class library .dll or executable files .exe etc.
The above list is very limited to the scope of this article.
/t :library will generate the class library with its manifest
and this will call at runtime. With the use of /r switch
you can call the other class library file to any console application.
Let's check the following example :
In this snippet you need to format your code per dotnetspider
guidelines and if you want to reuse the same for some other
purpose or to somewhere then you have to use their standards/guidelines,
but with the help of your gist you just need to copy/paste your Gist url
and rest will be handled by Gist itself
Benefits of Gits:
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With the help of switch option(s) you can do this.