GitHub: Unlocking the secret README feature

And making it look more appealing than a boring list of repositories

Photo by Yancy Min on Unsplash

Did you know that if you create a Github repository with your username you can unlock a secret? Go on, give it a try! You’ll be pleasently surprised with this alert

So what can you do with this README.md you can put on your Github profile? Well, you can add a flashy image like Satvik Chachra using Typed.js.

But, I prefer something much simpler and generally more reflective of my organizational skills as a developer. And I use Python almost daily. So i created my markup to look like a downloadable Python library.

The result

My GitHub

https://www.github.com/benji011

Full-Stack Engineer, at one time also officially labelled “Professional Badass”.