How to commit your apps to ownCloud?
by Ruchita Rathi
I hit several roadblocks while contributing my code to ownCloud app repository.
For my git issues, I also looked at several stackoverflow posts and github’s documentation listed here:
This blog post provides detailed information about the steps for contributing your application to ownCloud.
Step 1: If you dont have a git account, get a free github account at .
Step 2: Start your own repository.
Step 3: Do not commit anything.
Step 4: From the command line, execute the following command:
This initializes an empty Git repository in your web server folder. In my case, the repository was initialized at:
Step 5: Prepare for your initial commit using the following commands:
git add . -A
git commit -m “Initial Commit”
git remote add origin firstname.lastname@example.org:$gitusername/$gitrepository
Step 6: Push your repository using the following command:
git push origin master
The next blog post in this series is about my status update and learnings about the UI for ownCloud’s ReadLater app. I am now reworking the low fidelity mockups to incorporate UI trends like app-navigation based on the issues listed here: ownCloud Design Issues for ReadLater.