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A command line utility for getting the trending (top N) Repositories and Developers on GitHub.

  • Repositories - The tool will print details such as the name, owner, stars and the language of the repository.
  • Developers - The tool will print details of the trending developer such as their username, name, their trending repository.

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This tool has been built with python3. You need to install Python3.x for this utility. Install this tool from PyPI (The Python Package Index) using pip

$ pip install git-trend 

NOTE: Support for Python 2 is no longer available. For best experience, please use a terminal with unicode support for best results.


The utility can fetch trending data for the overall site. In case you are interested in a particular language. Use the language option.

-h, --help                  Print the help text
--repos                     Get the details of the trending repositories
--devs                      Get the details of the trending developers
--period PERIOD             Period refers to the time period over which the results are available
                            The options available are daily, weekly, monthy. Defaults to daily.
--language LANGUAGE         The utility supports getting trending details of repositories and 
                            developers of a particular language. Optional, by default fetches  overall trending statistics
--languages                 Get the list of supported languages

Sample Output

$ git-trend --repos

Fetching data from Please wait....

➜ facebookresearch/deit [Python,  561]:  Official DeiT repository
➜ iptv-org/iptv [JavaScript,  23,067]:  Collection of 5000+ publicly available IPTV channels from all over the world
➜ inancgumus/learngo [Go,  6,730]:  1000+ Hand-Crafted Go Examples, Exercises, and Quizzes
➜ huanghyw/jd_seckill [Python,  411]:  京东秒杀商品抢购,目前只支持茅台抢购,不支持其他商品!
➜ microsoft/Web-Dev-For-Beginners [JavaScript,  8,640]:  24 Lessons, 12 Weeks, Get Started as a Web Developer
➜ ruby/ruby [Ruby,  17,720]:  The Ruby Programming Language [mirror] netdata/netdata [C,  50,756]:  Real-time performance monitoring, done right!
➜ werner-duvaud/muzero-general [Python,  717]:  MuZero
..... <output shortened>

$ git-trend --devs

Fetching data from Please wait....

➜ Jan De Dobbeleer (JanDeDobbeleer)
  oh-my-posh: A prompt theming engine for Powershell
➜ Sean McArthur (seanmonstar)
  reqwest: An easy and powerful Rust HTTP Client
➜ Dan Davison (dandavison)
  delta: A viewer for git and diff output
➜ Steve Purcell (purcell)
  emacs.d: An Emacs configuration bundle with batteries included
➜ Ariel Mashraki (a8m)
  golang-cheat-sheet: An overview of Go syntax and features.
➜ Arvid Norberg (arvidn)
  libtorrent: an efficient feature complete C++ bittorrent implementation
➜ Matthias Urhahn (d4rken)
  sdmaid-public: SD Maid is an Android app that helps you manage files and apps.
..... <output shortened>

Currently, only the following languages are supported: Python, Ruby, C, C++, Java, Scala, Kotlin, Javascript, TypeScript, Go, Rust, Lua, Haskell


[ ] Support for Spoken language filter [ ] Support for all languages available from GitHub

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