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Demo using bash and cURL to create a gist with several files.
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Title: Show by example
Author: Matthew Davis <matthew@appsoa.io>
{
"description": "Demo using cURL to create a gist.",
"public": true,
"files": {
"github.api.gists.create.payload.json": {
"content": "String file contents"
}
}
}
#!/bin/bash
# You can preset your git variables used on the command line
# into your ~/.bashrc (or elsewhere) to make them easier to
# user later.
#export GIT_OAUTH_TOKEN="<this should already exist from before>"
#export GIT_USERNAME="mateothegreat"
curl "Content-Type: application/json" --data @github.api.gists.create.examples.json "https://api.github.com/gists?access_token=$GIT_OAUTH_TOKEN"
{
"url": "https://api.github.com/gists/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe",
"forks_url": "https://api.github.com/gists/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe/forks",
"commits_url": "https://api.github.com/gists/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe/commits",
"id": "265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe",
"git_pull_url": "https://gist.github.com/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe.git",
"git_push_url": "https://gist.github.com/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe.git",
"html_url": "https://gist.github.com/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe",
"files": {
"github.api.gists.create.examples.cURL.sh": {
"filename": "github.api.gists.create.examples.cURL.sh",
"type": "application/x-sh",
"language": "Shell",
"raw_url": "https://gist.githubusercontent.com/mateothegreat/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe/raw/32581edc8daec90b4b2c2a5c8fb8b17837181e08/github.api.gists.create.examples.cURL.sh",
"size": 390,
"truncated": false,
"content": "#!/bin/bash\n\n# You can preset your git variables used on the command line\n# into your ~/.bashrc (or elsewhere) to make them easier to\n# user later.\n\n#export GIT_OAUTH_TOKEN=\"<this should already exist from before>\"\n#export GIT_USERNAME=\"mateothegreat\"\n\n curl \"Content-Type: application/json\" --data @github.api.gists.create.json \"https://api.github.com/gists?access_token=$GIT_OAUTH_TOKEN\"\n"
},
"github.api.gists.create.examples.payload.json": {
"filename": "github.api.gists.create.examples.payload.json",
"type": "application/json",
"language": "JSON",
"raw_url": "https://gist.githubusercontent.com/mateothegreat/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe/raw/8c8d30293aa00e7833a1c5b5dbc2ef89a15aaf0a/github.api.gists.create.examples.payload.json",
"size": 184,
"truncated": false,
"content": "{\n \"description\": \"Demo using cURL to create a gist.\",\n \"public\": true,\n \"files\": {\n \"github.api.gists.create.payload.json\": {\n \"content\": \"String file contents\"\n }\n }\n}"
}
},
"public": true,
"created_at": "2016-07-03T16:21:33Z",
"updated_at": "2016-07-03T16:21:33Z",
"description": "Demo using bash and cURL to create a gist with several files.",
"comments": 0,
"user": null,
"comments_url": "https://api.github.com/gists/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe/comments",
"owner": {
"login": "mateothegreat",
"id": 11623940,
"avatar_url": "https://avatars.githubusercontent.com/u/11623940?v=3",
"gravatar_id": "",
"url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat",
"html_url": "https://github.com/mateothegreat",
"followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/followers",
"following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/following{/other_user}",
"gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/gists{/gist_id}",
"starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/starred{/owner}{/repo}",
"subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/subscriptions",
"organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/orgs",
"repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/repos",
"events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/events{/privacy}",
"received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/received_events",
"type": "User",
"site_admin": false
},
"forks": [
],
"history": [
{
"user": {
"login": "mateothegreat",
"id": 11623940,
"avatar_url": "https://avatars.githubusercontent.com/u/11623940?v=3",
"gravatar_id": "",
"url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat",
"html_url": "https://github.com/mateothegreat",
"followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/followers",
"following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/following{/other_user}",
"gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/gists{/gist_id}",
"starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/starred{/owner}{/repo}",
"subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/subscriptions",
"organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/orgs",
"repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/repos",
"events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/events{/privacy}",
"received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/mateothegreat/received_events",
"type": "User",
"site_admin": false
},
"version": "0408d3ab45a0c6e0e92279153de0ef1613c6a371",
"committed_at": "2016-07-03T16:21:33Z",
"change_status": {
"total": 19,
"additions": 19,
"deletions": 0
},
"url": "https://api.github.com/gists/265b6f0f516c78807702b275daa918fe/0408d3ab45a0c6e0e92279153de0ef1613c6a371"
}
],
"truncated": false
}
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