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Introduction to Gitopia


Gitopia#

Gitopia is the next-generation Decentralized Code Collaboration Platform fueled by a decentralized network and interactive token economy. It is designed to optimize the software development process through collaboration, transparency, and open source incentivization.

Gitopia provides developers a community-governed decentralized platform where they can host their git repositories permanently and collaborate with others on code without worrying about getting censored or losing access to their code. Gitopia also leverages open source incentivization to reward open-source contributions and help maintainers sustain their open-source projects.

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Getting Started#

To get started with Gitopia, learn How to Create a Gitopia Wallet and Install git remote helper on your PC.

  • You need to have a Gitopia wallet with sufficient LORE tokens to use Gitopia's services. The wallet will also act as your user account.

  • You need to install git-remote-gitopia helper so that your git command line can understand gitopia:// transport. With the git remote helper installed, you will be able to push changes from your working copies to your Gitopia repository or fetch changes from repositories hosted on Gitopia via the gitopia remote.



Discover Gitopia#

Explore our documentation to learn about Gitopia and its features. Here are some highlights from each section of the docs:

  • Introduction: Get an introduction to Gitopia, its features, and know why Gitopia is necessary for a market primarily dominated by centralized code collaboration platforms.

  • Wallet: Connecting to a Gitopia Wallet is necessary to do any task on Gitopia. The wallet will also act as your user account. Users need a Gitopia Wallet to store or transact using LORE(Gitopia's native utility token). Learn how to create a new wallet or load your existing Gitopia wallet in this section.

  • Repository: You can create a repository on Gitopia to store and collaborate on your project's files. Gitopia provides its users with censorship-resistant permanent storage for their git repositories. Learn how to create a new repository on Gitopia in this section.

  • Collaborative Workflows: Collaborative Workflows like Issues, Forks, and Pull Requests enable you to easily collaborate with other users worldwide on various projects. Learn how to create issues, fork a repository and collaborate with pull requests on their respective sections in the documentation.

  • DAO: The DAO at Gitopia is focused on value chain creation and acts as a tool for communities to measure and reward value creation. DAOs at Gitopia would provide a decentralized code management tool for people and institutions that do not know nor trust each other.

  • Git Tutorial: At the heart of Gitopia is an open-source version control system (VCS) called Git. To get started using gitopia, it is important to have a basic knowledge of how to use Git.

  • Get Help: Explore self-serve and interactive help resources. Connect directly to our core team through the community channels.

  • FAQ:: Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page to get answers to your most pressing questions.


Contact Us#

Visit the Gitopia Discord Channel to discuss ideas and questions with the Gitopia staff and your fellow Gitopia users. You can also connect with us on the below channels: