How to export project from Google Code to GitHub repository

google code export to github
Get your old open to public project from Google Code to GitHub repository just in few clicks and manage your code from GitHub thereafter.

Google Code project has been discontinued by Google a long ago, but still there are many project codes available in Google code repository that are no where available. Hence, Google has added a web tool that will help to export these project from Google Code to GitHub repository.

Exporting Google Code to GitHub is very easy. You just need to enter you Google Code users page (eg. SmartGeekBlog) and click on Export button. It will navigate to GitHub login page, enter your credentials and then your public issues will be exported and migrated to GitHub.

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There are few notes on Export to GitHub:

  • Export to GitHub only works for Open Public issues not for restrict codes.
  • Exporting the private files (e.g. those with Restrict-View-*) in not possible, these has to be exported manually.
  • Wikis of project will be migrated and create new branch call Wiki.
  • There are few issues with exporting with Google Code that are mentioned in below Exporter FAQ links. If you still face error other than mentioned, you can log it into issue list or email to google-code-shutdown@google.com
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Read more about export to GitHub on Google Code Exporter FAQ.

Note and conclusion:

Now you can happy code and improve your existing project code in GitHub website.

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