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Transferring Github Repositories to an Organisation

A step-by-step guide

If you are inducted as a developer with String - welcome! This is a tutorial to transfer your code to String's GitHub Organisation.

You may be seeing this page because you have been asked to share your repositories under the organisation, String.

Why am I asked to do this? We have a small team to provide product operations support. Time is scarce as a teacher so writing proper documentation is likely a luxury that you may not have, especially if you are taking on additional responsibilities or navigating parenting and more. Instead of amazing tools living just in local computers, String then supports proliferation by putting it on the web with some instructions!

Please be assured that as the developer, you ALWAYS own the rights to your code(:

String operates by open source principles and we are perhaps the first concerted effort in Singapore to build the ecosystem with a focus on EduTech for Singaporean MOE educators. Glad you are part of this!

Step 1: Select the desired repository and go to the last tab Settings

Step 2: Scroll to the bottom and select: Transfer

Step 3: Select String-sg as the owner

Step 4: Name the repository and confirm the transfer

And you are all set!

Thereafter, a member from the String team will assist you with further documentation by minimally writing README.md such that there is a front-end to your work.

A corresponding channel will also be created in our Discord server so any Pull Requests (PRs) or updates to the code will also trigger notifications there via a webhook.

For non-developers, the String Github Organisation/ Repository may seem a little technical but not to worry! A less intimidating website layer is being built and may be launched as soon as first week of Feb(:

Thank you for sharing your products and the String team will definitely try our best to support proliferation of EduTech products to other members of the fraternity through structured knowledge management and sharing efforts like these.

We are also exploring community recognition systems like badging/ NFTs and would love your thoughts on how we can acknowledge your contributions!