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Browse popular repos on github by star trends from your command line!

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Browse trending repos on Github by ⭐stars⭐ from your command line! 💻

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  • Requires Python 3.6 or greater


pip install starcli

Remember to use pip3 instead of pip if you also have Python 2 installed on your system


usage: starcli [-h] [-l LANG] [-d DATE] [-L {list,table}] [-s STARS] [-r LIMIT_RESULTS] [-o {desc,asc}] [--debug]

Browse trending repos on GitHub by stars

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -l LANG, --lang LANG  Language filter eg:python
  -d DATE, --date DATE  Specify repo creation date in ISO8601 format YYYY-MM-DD
  -L {list,table}, --layout {list,table}
                        The output format (list or table), default is list
  -s STARS, --stars STARS
                        Range of stars required, default is '>=50'
  -r LIMIT_RESULTS, --limit-results LIMIT_RESULTS
                        Limit the number of results shown. Default: 7
  -o {desc,asc}, --order {desc,asc}
                        Specify the order of repos by stars that is shown, 'desc' or 'asc', default: desc
  --debug               Turn on debugging mode

Issues, feature request, and feedback

  • Issues, bug reports, or feature request: Don't hesitate to open an issue in this repo
  • Feedback: any general feedback or questions about using StarCLI you can leave a comment on our Product Hunt page, remember to be nice :smiley:

Development PRs Welcome

For contributing guidelines and how to set up your development environment, please read Remember that all contributions to this project should follow its CODE OF CONDUCT.


  • CommandLine Argument parser: argparse (Planning to switch to click)
  • Colored and table console print: rich
  • HTTP library to send requests: requests


This project was forked from githunt (python) made by Srinivasa Rao, which in turn, is inspired by githunt (the JavaScript Web App).

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