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A cli utility for querying GitHub gists

Project description


A simple cli utility for retrieving Gists on GitHub.

Written as part of a technical test.

Using the Github API you should query a user's publicly available github gists. The script should then tell you when a new gist has been published.


Note. Requires python3

pip3 install gisty

Getting started

List all Gists

gisty firegrass --format list --colour

Find Gists this year

gisty firegrass --since 'last year' --order 'desc'

Watch for new Gists

gisty firegrass --watch --since 'now'

Once you hit GitHub IP address rate limiting (60 requests per hour), you can use a personal access token.

gisty firegrass --auth USERNAME:TOKEN

To debug the script and see the underlying GitHub api requests use -v

gisty firegrass -v


Using Pipenv to manage dependencies and virtualenvs.

# Install locally
python3 install

# Build and push to test PyPI
python3 sdist bdist_wheel
python3 -m twine upload --repository-url dist/*

Potential improvements

  • More test coverage (and reports in Travis)
  • Use Travis to matrix tests in all Python3 versions

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