Using and Mastering Cookiecutter Transcripts
Chapter: Adding features to Cookiecutter
Lecture: Getting modifiable source
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0:01 Now, our first step is going to be getting writable source code, we could clone this repository but we're not allowed to check into it
0:08 we're not core contributors, so the right flow here is to go fork it,
0:12 so we're going to fork this repository, and then we're going to create a feature branch do our work on the feature branch on our repository,
0:20 check that back in, and do a pull request back here, ok. So I've already forked this, and so I'm going to come over to my fork here
0:28 all right, so I've been fiddling around with it a little bit, you can see that it's this one I've submitted some changes,
0:35 this is an unrelated thing, but what we want to do is, we want to check this out. So this one belongs to me, so I have right access to it cool.
0:43 So, let's go over, I think I'll just check this out here, I don't want to put this into the source repository
0:50 because you'll be able to link back to it on my system and you have the whole cookiecutter thing as a sub directory
0:57 which I don't think it's a great idea so I'm going to just clone that here so we'll say git clone, and you give it the path,
1:05 of course you have git installed, but I'm assuming that you guys can do that it's kind of out of the scope of this course
1:11 okay so here we can open a Cookiecutter project so now we have the source code on our machine
1:16 next thing is to install it, so that we can actually run the code run the Cookiecutter module or package.