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Pull a GitHub Repository to an RStudio Project

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  1. Create a new repository on GitHub called github-first

  2. Create a new project in RStudio by cloning the github-first GitHub repository you just created

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Is there a best practice to pull from a public code to start a project? For example, there is a project I want to start but someone has done something similar and it might be easier to start from their code.

Josh Gutwill

Josh Gutwill

November 1, 2022

I keep encountering a bug in your VSA course software, where I click "Mark Complete," it loads the next chapter of the course, but the video doesn't load. I see nothing where the video should be. It started when I first loaded the "Push a Github Repo" chapter. I cleared my cache, and that didn't fix it. Then I logged out and logged in again, and that fixed it. I was able to watch the Push video. But now that I've moved onto the "Pull" chapter, the video again does not load. I'll post this issue and then log out and log back in to see if that fixes it.

Josh Gutwill

Josh Gutwill

November 1, 2022

Logging out and and back in did seem to fix it. We'll see what happens when I mark complete and go to the next chapter.