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Why use GitHub for hobby projects?

I will be very upfront here, I only program as a hobby, for fun, and I have never worked in the industry in a professional capacity. Version control is something I used to do by hand, versioning my files by appending _vXX to the file name.

This might seem really stupid now, but I was of the opinion that using a version control would be of no added value for a beginner to intermediate level programmer. But as my projects slowly became more complex, the advantages of using GitHub, even as a solo hobbyist developer, became more and more apparent…

Olivier Wierda

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