Best Git Practices

Or, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Git."

This section aims to instruct novices in the best ways to have a smooth experience in contributing to QMK. We will walk through the process of contributing to QMK, detailing some ways to make this task easier, and then later we'll break some things in order to teach you how to fix them.

This section assumes a few things:

  1. You have a GitHub account, and have forked the qmk_firmware repository to your account.

  2. You've set up both your build environment and QMK.