The next lecture is on hosting your first website. We will be using Git, Github, Netlify, and VSCode to do the same. During the session, we will see how to use these tools but if you want to follow along with the instructor it's important that you have these setup.
Note: Follow the steps in order, otherwise you might miss some integrations which happen automatically.
You need an email address to set up your developer account across the internet. This is an important step. I would suggest that you make a professional email address for your journey ahead. Don't use
coolboy88 and things like that. Use last name, first name, and something which easy to pronounce and spell.
You can see this guide or just search online for more such guides.
The below steps are for Windows, if you're using another Operating system the steps might change somewhat.
We will talk about VSCode in detail. Just install it and keep it ready for the live session.
Use the steps given in the official guide
Note: You can leave it at that or you can explore and set up dark theme on the application. We will learn how to use Git using this application.
Netlify is a service provides web hosting for free. It's easy to use and gets integrated with Github as well. We'll see how to do all of that in the session. Make sure you have signed up for it. This shouldn't take more than a minute.
Login with one of the following:choose Github.
Plugins give you some superpowers inside the editor. You don't need to install it right away, but if you want to please go ahead. I am not a heavy plugin user, so do a search online for other plugins if you want. Below are some plugins which are good to install and which I use too: