Configuring an Upstream Remote

This is something I often do but rarely remember the steps for. This post is intended to serve as a reminder for me and anyone else having the same question: how to add an upstream remote git repository. Start by forking the repository you are contributing to and cloning that repository to your local file system. In this example, we will use the Elasticsearch repository and assume you have cloned it locally. [Read More]
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Downloading directories of code from Github using the Github API

At VendAsta we frequently share libraries of code between projects. To make it easier to share this code I’ve developed a small package manager that downloads code within a directory from Github to be copied in to your current project. It’s a quick and dirty alternative to cloning an entire repository, grabbing the set of files you want and placing them in your project.

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