Invite Collaborators

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IDE

This article is applicable to the in-browser client, the universal desktop client and the classic Windows desktop client. For information about version control in the extension for Visual Studio, see Use version control in Visual Studio.

When you are connected to a GitHub repository, you can invite collaborators to your app. By inviting collaborators, you can share your app for collaboration with other account members of your Telerik Platform account.

Prerequisites

  • Verify that your preferred AppBuilder client is running and you are logged in.
  • Verify that you have opened the code for your app.
  • Verify that you have connected to a GitHub repository.

Procedure

In-Browser

  1. In the top menu bar, select Version ControlConfigure Remote Repository.
  2. Select Connect to GitHub and click Next.
  3. If prompted, provide your credentials for authentication with GitHub and click Sign In.
    You can select the Remember credentials for the current browser session check box to preserve your GitHub credentials during the current browser session.

    Two-factor authentication: If you have enabled two-factor authentication for GitHub, you need to provide a personal access token instead of password.

  4. Select your current repository from the list and click Connect.
  5. Enter the user name of the user that you want to invite.
  6. From the drop-down list, select the user that matches your search.
  7. Click Invite.
    Because of GitHub limitations, AppBuilder might not refresh the list of collaborators immediately.
  8. Click Done to close the wizard.
  9. (Optional) Get the remote repository URL and share it with your collaborators.
    1. In the top menu bar, click Version ControlConfigure Remote Repository.
    2. In Connect to any Git provider, click the copy button for the clone URL.
    3. Share the copied URL with your collaborators.

Universal

  1. In the top menu bar, select Version ControlConfigure Remote Repository.
  2. Select Connect to GitHub and click Next.
  3. If prompted, provide your credentials for authentication with GitHub and click Sign In.
    You can select the Remember credentials for the current session check box to preserve your GitHub credentials during the current session.

    Two-factor authentication: If you have enabled two-factor authentication for GitHub, you need to provide a personal access token instead of password.

  4. Select your current repository from the list and click Connect.
  5. Enter the user name of the user that you want to invite.
  6. From the drop-down list, select the user that matches your search.
  7. Click Invite.
    Because of GitHub limitations, AppBuilder might not refresh the list of collaborators immediately.
  8. Click Done to close the wizard.
  9. (Optional) Get the remote repository URL and share it with your collaborators.
    1. In the top menu bar, click Version ControlConfigure Remote Repository.
    2. In Connect to any Git provider, click the copy button for the clone URL.
    3. Share the copied URL with your collaborators.

Windows

  1. In the top menu bar, select Version ControlInvite Collaborators.
  2. If prompted, provide your credentials for authentication with GitHub.
    You can select the Remember my credentials check box to preserve your GitHub credentials in Windows Vault. If selected, the classic Windows desktop client will not prompt you to provide your login credentials again.

    Two-factor authentication: If you have enabled two-factor authentication for GitHub, you need to provide a personal access token instead of password.

  3. Start typing the user name of the GitHub user that you want to invite.
  4. In the dynamically generated list, double-click the user that you want to invite.
  5. In the dialog title bar, click x to close the dialog.

Visual Studio

For information about version control in the extension for Visual Studio, see Use version control in Visual Studio.

CLI

This operation is applicable to the classic Windows desktop client and the in-browser client. With the command-line interface, you can use your preferred version control provider and tools.

Next Steps

Push your app to the repository. When you develop your app in collaboration, make sure to pull changes regularly.

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