It is a Fairly Simple Process to Export Project Google Code to Github via Web GUI. You can import others project to own Github account in this way. Google code is SVN. SVN is not exactly easy than Git but we need this guide for practical purpose – Google Code died. The Reason to Export Project Google Code to Github, particularly that of others is for fair intention; i.e. own usage.
Steps to Export Project Google Code to Github : Crank the Engine
Those who have moved will have some shouting to announce their official migration :
It is normal that all will not migrate. It is an universal page to move any project from Google Code :
But in this guide we will export this project :
We will start the process by clicking the Export to Github button. There two ways to start.
Steps to Export Project Google Code to Github : Rev, Move and Park
So, click that Export to Github button. It is actually easy. There is no command line work.
You will face a web page of Google. It will say – “You are about to export Google Code project to GitHub”. You will click the Export button. Next you will face Authorize application web prompt of Github. It will say – “Google Code Exporter by @GoogleCodeExporter would like permission to access your account…” Obviously, accept it.
Google is an expert in personal data export to NSA! You will face no problem. They will again with a prompt – kinda are you sure? You will click Yes. Next you will get a “Export Started” page. A corresponding git will be created :
Things will get copied and you will receive an email from Google Code after the copy is complete. Few hundreds of peoples can copy one project. In description, it will be written – “Automatically exported from code.google.com/p/reponame”.
Do not copy hundreds of projects to yours. You have to write the Readme file manually, which is bad.