I didn’t realize you could do this in Team Explorer. But now that I think of it, of course you should be able to. *runs and hides from team explorer people I know.*
Go to View – Team Explorer. Click the green outlet plug button for Manage Connections.
Now under Local Git Repositories, click Clone.
Copy and paste the Clone URL from the GitHub website, e.g. here’s the clone path for Open Live Writer.
As soon as you paste it in, you’ll see the local path update from NewRepo to the name of repo.
And click Clone. (And wait a bit if you are pulling down Open Live Writer over Starbucks WiFi… d’oh!)
For the non-Windows folks following along at home, this is the command line equivalent of
We’ll talk about submodules later in this series, probably over the summer 🙂