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Gitar
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Gitar is a free/libre, gratis, lightweight, easy to deploy web app for storing information about
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desired Git repositories for Django powered web servers.
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Name
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Gitar refers to the fact that the software is built for Git repositories, for
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use with the [Django web framework](https://djangoproject.com). Django itself
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refers to the name of the guitarist [Django
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Reinhardt](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Django_Reinhardt). So I found "Gitar"
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an awesome name =3
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About
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Gitar adheres to Django's MVT structure, and was built to allow people to easily
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refer to their Git repos, providing readable code in the background, with
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templates implementing Google's [Material Design
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specifications](https://www.google.com/design/spec).
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Another reason Gitar was meant to happen, is because of Github's rather
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hypocritic approach to its own existence; while it hosts an amazing amount of
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[free](https://audio-video.gnu.org/video/TEDxGE2014_Stallman05_LQ.webm)
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software, GitHub Inc. does not share GitHub's code at all ([I'm not the only one
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that dislikes this](https://github.com/dear-github/dear-github)). Gitar tries to
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fix that (and hopefully more).
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Gitar's repo handling consists mainly of read-only features, but I hope I can
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expand Gitar in such a way, that it becomes a viable alternative to Github's
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offerings.
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Gitar was also made because I wanted to make a serious project with a punny name =)
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Features
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* Simple and lightweight
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* Source code syntax highlighting using Pygments
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* No JavaScript required
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* Free/Libre software
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Licensing
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Gitar is free software, licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License
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v3+.
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