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Pre Condition 1: GitHub Account

If you do not yet have a GitHub account, please create one.

Proposals for account names:

  • Login similar to your university account. Example: koppor
  • Use your last name prefixed by the first letter of your first name. Example: okopp
  • Use firstname.lastname. Example: oliver.kopp

You can hide your email address by following the recommendations at

Most developers, though, do not hide their email address. They use one which may get public. Mostly, they create a new email account for development only. That account then be used for development mailing lists, mail exchange with other developers, etc.


  • Same login as in GitHub (see above). Example:
  • it” in the name. Example:
  • Use the university login. Example: