Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of removing words rooted in white supremacy from tech.
One big move GitHub recently made was to change the name of the default branch from
main. I’ve heard from some folks that the mechanics of doing this on older repositories is a bit clunky, so today I wanted to share some resources to make that easier.
- If you like to read, Steve Mortimer has a nice “five simple steps” article on how to change your default branch
- If you’re more into watching videos, Steve Griffith (the Bob Ross of coding) has a short video on the process