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Get all gists from the user santisbon.
user:santisbon

Find all gists with a .yml extension.
extension:yml

Find all gists with HTML files.
language:html

Find all gists with a ".bash_profile" file.
filename:.bash_profile

Excludes all results containing your search term.
NOT

Find gists with greater than 100 stars.
stars:>100

Include anonymous gists in your search.
anon:true

Search all forked gists for results.
fork:only

Find gists containing a file larger than 1000kbs.
size:>1000

Find all workshops by aws-samples updated recently.
workshop user:aws-samples pushed:>2019-12-01

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@JMichaelTX
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JMichaelTX commented Oct 30, 2018

@santisbon, thanks. This is very helpful.

@RickJP
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RickJP commented Nov 4, 2018

Great guide. Just what I was looking for.

@gnzgo
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gnzgo commented Mar 6, 2019

Thank you, exactly what I was looking for.

@jinahya
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jinahya commented Apr 28, 2019

Thank you for sharing this information!

@john-lorrenz
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john-lorrenz commented Dec 22, 2019

thank you

@muthu32
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muthu32 commented Mar 3, 2020

Very Helpful. Thank you

@bard86
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bard86 commented May 23, 2020

Thnx!

@mals14
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mals14 commented Jun 2, 2020

thanks for pulling this together! do you know if it is possible to search the gists that you have starred? just like one can search forked gists.

@Svastikkka
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Svastikkka commented Oct 2, 2020

@santisbon, thanks

@johnquintero
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johnquintero commented Nov 3, 2020

Thanks!

@coolaj86
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coolaj86 commented Jan 10, 2022

Do you know if it is possible to search the gists that you have starred?

Searching for this myself. I don't know what use it is to "Star" something if we can't go back and find the thing we starred. I thought that was the whole point...

Update: Found it:

https://gist.github.com/YOUR_USER_NAME/starred

Ex: https://gist.github.com/coolaj86/starred

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unlocomqx commented Mar 15, 2022

Why don't they make it easier to search your own gists?

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