GitHub: Unlocking the secret README feature

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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

Notice the emphasis on special

So what can you do with this 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



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store