SigTech's Git extension allows for files to be moved between the research environment and repository of a given workspace.
- Files are backed-up
- Version-control is enabled
If you're creating strategies on your own, you need to understand the following simple steps:
The SigTech platform uses a Git extension to facilitate Git functionality in the user workspaces:
You should always pull the latest changes in the workspace-repository prior to committing any changes.
To pull the latest changes, click
Changes to files can relate to:
- New files, displayed in Untracked.
- Changes to existing files, displayed in Changed.
A + sign is displayed if you hover your cursor over the changed file allows.
Click the + sign to add the file to Staged:
You can Unstage the file—this leads to the file either being Untracked or Changed, depending on whether the file was a new file or a modified file.
After you have performed all necessary changes to relevant files and added the files to Staged, the changes can be committed to the workspace-repository.
You will need to add a required summary of the changes and an optional description.
To commit the changes, click Commit:
After you have committed the changes, push the changes to ensure version-control is applied and that the changes are displayed to collaborating users.
To push the changes, click
After you have pushed the changes to the workspace-repository the commit, with it's summary, is displayed in the History tab:
To view the recent commits in the workspace-repository, click the Files tab: