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GitHub API

R Interface to the GitHub API v3.

Usage
github_commits(user = "r-lum", repo = "luminescence",
  branch = "master", n = 5)

github_branches(user = "r-lum", repo = "luminescence")

github_issues(user = "r-lum", repo = "luminescence", verbose = TRUE)

Arguments
user

character (with default): GitHub user name (defaults to 'r-lum').

repo

character (with default): name of a GitHub repository (defaults to 'luminescence').

branch

character (with default): branch of a GitHub repository (defaults to 'master').

n

integer (with default): number of commits returned (defaults to 5).

verbose

logical (with default): print the output to the console (defaults to TRUE).

Details

These functions can be used to query a specific repository hosted on GitHub.

github_commits lists the most recent n commits of a specific branch of a repository.

github_branches can be used to list all current branches of a repository and returns the corresponding SHA hash as well as an installation command to install the branch in R via the 'devtools' package.

github_issues lists all open issues for a repository in valid YAML.

Value

github_commits: data.frame with columns:

[ ,1] SHA
[ ,2] AUTHOR
[ ,3] DATE
[ ,4] MESSAGE

github_branches: data.frame with columns:

[ ,1] BRANCH
[ ,2] SHA
[ ,3] INSTALL

github_commits: Nested list with n elements. Each commit element is a list with elements:

[[1]] NUMBER
[[2]] TITLE
[[3]] BODY
[[4]] CREATED
[[5]] UPDATED
[[6]] CREATOR
[[7]] URL
[[8]] STATUS

Function version

0.1.0

How to cite

Burow, C. (2018). GitHub-API(): GitHub API. Function version 0.1.0. In: Kreutzer, S., Burow, C., Dietze, M., Fuchs, M.C., Schmidt, C., Fischer, M., Friedrich, J. (2018). Luminescence: Comprehensive Luminescence Dating Data Analysis. R package version 0.8.6. https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=Luminescence

References

GitHub Developer API v3. https://developer.github.com/v3/, last accessed: 10/01/2017.

Aliases
  • GitHub-API
  • github_commits
  • github_branches
  • github_issues
Examples
# NOT RUN {
# }
# NOT RUN {
github_branches(user = "r-lum", repo = "luminescence")
github_issues(user = "r-lum", repo = "luminescence")
github_commits(user = "r-lum", repo = "luminescence", branch = "master", n = 10)
# }
# NOT RUN {
# }
Documentation reproduced from package Luminescence, version 0.8.6, License: GPL-3

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