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GitAPI - A GitHub API for you!
JBloves27

⚠️ CAUTION: Note that this is a WIP, and is not yet perfected. There will be errors, and it would be appreciated if you let us know about it. ⚠️

**Version: 1.7.1

GitAPI: An API made for GitHub Stats!

Coded in Python3, uploaded to PyPi, and coded by JBYT27

About

About

GitAPI is an API made with python - styled with json - to make the data preferably easier to use. It is made up of posting json requests, and retrieving that data from a function, and transfering that data into an output, in which you can use.

This API is designed to show GitHub stats for certain users, or viewing GitHub itself, in data form.

To learn how to use it, you can read the Usage header below.

Languages used

Languages used to program this package were: Python3

Queries

Not all of the GitHub queries are in here, but if you wish to see all of them, go to this GitHub docs.

Contributers

  • darkdarcool: More professionalized file-ing and helping with more GitHub Queries.
  • Isaiah08-D: Adding comments, and letting us know of bug.
  • jwodder: Finding the solution to the bug.

Usage

Installation

To install and use the package, you must first:

This will install the package - git_api(GitAPI) - and then you will be able to use it.

To then import it, you must put the following code:

OR

OR

For more information, go here.

Note that all of these methods work.

Usage

To use this package, first import it as shown above. Then create a python file - name it whatever you want, it doesn't matter.

Once you're done with that, open the file, and add the following example code:

You've done it! But wait - it doesn't work, it only gives an error! The reason for this is that -

NUMBER 1: You need a personal access token which we'll discuss in a moment.

NUMBER 2: You need to have a GitHub username in mind and place it in the assigned space.

Let's start with number 1, creating the token.

1: The Token

To first create a token, you must create or use an existing GitHub account. If you already have a GitHub account, you can move on to the next section. However, if you are creating a new GitHub account, follow the instructions below:

#1: Go to https://github.com and click sign up.

#2: Once you've clicked that, just follow the instructions shown on the page.

#3: Then after that, you can either get used to GitHub and do this later, or do this immediately; Go to this document and read it thoroughly, as it holds the information to creating a personal token. Choose the categories you think will best fit for your project and finish up with the token.

#4: Note that this token should be kept private and not shared. If you are positive that this token will be private, then you can just copy and paste the token into a string (inside parentheses), and insert it into the token argument space. However, if you know that this will be shown to the public, create a .env file, and paste the token inside there. Make sure you make it a variable, for example, like this:

Also note that you can only copy the token once, so check that you actually copied down the token. Go back into your python file and copy/paste down the following code into the assigned space;

NOTE: All GitAPI functions must have a token in order for it to work.

#5: Then you're pretty much done! Your final code example should look something like this:

2: Finale

This will print some of the user's information.

Another cool thing you can do with this package is print a GitHub User's followers! Wanna try? Here we go!

1. Import the package

First, import the package as shown above. All you need to do is import git_api. Or you can install from pip and then do that. Let's go onto the next step.

2. Get the token

Remember how I said the token was important? Yeah, it really is. So it's step 2 ;)
If you don't know how to create a token, it's written right above. So far, you should have something like this:

3. The function

Now we write the function. So to get a GitHub user's followers, it's a bit wonky. So the syntax for the function is git_api.UserFollower("USERNAME", "INTEGER").Followers(). You replace the "USERNAME" with a GitHub username and replace the "INTEGER" with a string that has a integer number inside it to show how many followers should be shown. Note that this is returning the value, not printing it. So what you have to remember is that you have to print this variable or value in order for it to show.

Kinda confusing, right? Let me show you an example :)

So that will print a GitHub user's followers. If you want to show the users that a GitHub user is following, all you have to do is switch the function(UserFollower) to UserFollowing. So for following, it would look like this:

You can take a look at the code, or just play with it if you want to experiment with it :)

An example repl is listed here.

Contributing

Contributing will be listed mostly in the Code of Conduct, however for more info, visit the Contributing readme.

License

This package is under the MIT License.

Features:

  • Add basic features for User() class
  • Add advanced features for User() class
  • Add basic functions for GitHub() class
  • Add advanced functions for GitHub() class
  • Add basic functions in package
  • Add documentary for package

All functions:

git_api.User("username")

  • git_api.User("username").User()
  • git_api.User("username").Name()
  • git_api.User("username").Bio()
  • git_api.User("username").Name()
  • git_api.User("username").Email()
  • git_api.User("username").Avatar()
  • git_api.User("username").Account()
  • git_api.User("username").Admin()
  • git_api.User("username").Location()
  • git_api.User("username").Twitter()
  • git_api.User("username").Developer()
  • git_api.User("username").Userid()
  • git_api.User("username").PinnedItems()
  • git_api.User("username").Company()

git_api.UserFollower("username", "num_of_followers_shown")

  • git_api.UserFollower("username", "num_of_followers_shown").Followers()

git_api.UserFollowing("username", "num_of_following_shown")

  • git_api.UserFollowing("username", "num_of_following_shown").Following()

git_api.GitHub()

Note that this class is a WIP

  • git_api.GitHub.Status()

git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame")

  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").Repo()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").CreatedAt()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").Databaseid()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").Description()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").Homepageurl()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").Id()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").IsArchived()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").IsDisabled()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").IsEmpty()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").IsLocked()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").IsPrivate()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").Name()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").Language()
  • git_api.Repo("owner", "reponame").Stars()
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Comments
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clit

very swag

JBloves27

Thanks! Have you tried using it yet? @clit

clit

Not yet, but I have an idea of what I could use it for @JBloves27

JBloves27

Okay, if you need any ideas or if you want some ideas, let me know! @clit

ch1ck3n

very cool very swag i like it

JBloves27

Lol, thanks! If you find anything interesting about it, let me know! @ch1ck3n

hg0428

Idea looks very cool, I will check it out later

JBloves27

Thanks! Let me know if you encounter anything interesting or if you find an error! @hg0428

Gh0stHack3r

Cool!

JBloves27

Thanks! Have you experimented with it yet? @Gh0stHack3r

Gh0stHack3r

@JBloves27 It has an error.

JBloves27

Oh, okay! Let me fix it right now. @Gh0stHack3r

JBloves27

Heya @Gh0stHack3r!

I fixed it now, you can view the package here!

Thanks for letting us know of the error!

Gh0stHack3r

Np @JBloves27! Glad to help :)

CodingElf66

I think this fits more of in the Tutorials part of Replit, but nice; I didn't know this before!

JBloves27

Ah, maybe it does lol! Thanks, it's a package I just developed.
:)

Have you tried using it yet? @CodingElf66