In the previous “episode” of the GitHub authoring series, we introduced a simple way to host your MakeCode projects on GitHub.
In our latest round of updates, we’ve integrated more GitHub features into MakeCode which let you stay right where you are without having to jump between both web sites.
To host ones MakeCode in a GitHub repository, Microsoft added a “create GitHub repository” button under the simulator.
Once the project is associated to a GitHub repository, the create GitHub repository button becomes a status bar. It shows you the GitHub project name (and the branch if it’s not master) and an up arrow if you have local changes.
The new GitHub authoring reloaded feature is currently available in:
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