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GitHub API v2 library for Python.

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This is a Python library implementing all of the features available in version 2 of the GitHub API.

See the doc/ directory for installation instructions and usage information. If you prefer you can also read the documentation online.


This software is licensed under the New BSD License. See the LICENSE file in the top distribution directory for the full license text.

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0.6.2 - 2012-06-11

  • Updated dependencies to handle recent python-dateutil releases

  • Fixed simplejson dependencies for Python 2.4

0.6.1 - 2012-02-28

  • Support for GitHub:Enterprise using the github_url parameter when creating a client

  • Adds SSH key management

  • Support reading SSL certificates from the location set in CURL_CA_BUNDLE, if all else fails

0.6.0 - 2011-12-21

  • Now uses system certificates for SSL validation where possible

  • Python 3 is supported directly, without a separate 2to3 build step

0.5.2 - 2011-09-02

  • Functions that returned dict objects have been deprecated, enable DeprecationWarning support to see if you’re affected

0.5.1 - 2011-06-11

  • This is a bugfix release for compatibility with the latest httplib2 release

  • httplib2 v0.7.0, or higher, is required

0.5.0 - 2011-05-24

0.4.0 - 2011-05-23

  • Python 3 compatibility

  • The github_manage_collaborators script will be installed using entry_points, which means there is now a run-time dependency on distribute

  • Support for managing teams and organisations

  • HTTP proxy support

0.3.0 - 2011-04-13

  • Caching support, see the cache keyword of github.client.Github

  • OAuth2 authentication support

  • Additional issues support:

    • Searching issues with

    • List issues by label with issues.list_by_label

    • List all project labels with issues.list_labels

    • Edit an existing issue with issues.edit

    • Reopen closed issues with issues.reopen

  • Additional repos support

    • List non-owned projects that you have push rights to with repos.pushable

  • Requires httplib2

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