I recently created the pr_status gem to be able to easily get the number of pull requests I opened in the current month. The inspiration came from being able to track my progress to my commit of opening 2 pulls. I should hopefully sometime soon be able to use this gem and officially keep track of my goal and progress each month.
I found the documentation for the api a bit lacking as I was initially following the url structure provided. Something like the following:
It turns out that the values are
URI escaped and so using
+ is not needed. A
simple space is sufficient. The full api documentation is available here.
Find issues and pull requests by author
This will return all issues and pull requests opened by the author.
Find pull requests only
This will return all pull requests opened by the author.
Find pull requests opened after a certain date
The date fields follow the
yyyy-mm-dd format. This is how to get all pull requests
opened by the author on or after January 1st, 2016.
In order to exclude the starting date simply change
In order to get all pull requests opened on a specific date remove the
Find pull requests by language
In order to get pull requests opened for a specific language for a certain user do the following:
The gist of this post is just to show some examples on how to actually use the
Octokit::Client api for
As stated before, the full api options can be found here.
Keep in mind the api rate limit as of January 2016 is 10 requests per minute for unauthenticated requests and 30 requests per minute
for authenticated requests.