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authors JavaScript Style Guide npm Downloads

Generates a list of authors/contributors of an git repository with GitHub links.


$ npm -g install authors


$ cd my-git-repo
$ authors

Optional Authentication

To get around GitHub's API rate limiting you can provide a personal OAuth2 access token, e.g.

$ OAUTH_TOKEN=43db965473740003c87b6467dd7aed645f832d1c authors

You can create and revoke personal access tokens in your account settings. For this use case no special permissions are required, so public access is sufficient.


Ordered by date of first contribution. Auto-generated on Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:28:57 GMT.


Reporting a bug

If you meet a bug or get confused, please let us know by firing a Issue.


$ git clone
$ cd node-authors
$ npm link
  • The latest version is placed on master branch.
  • Releases is tagged with its version number (e.g. v0.0.2).
  • Features working in progress is developed on separate branches. Once it is finished and tested, it would be merged into master branch.


TODO: tests is still missing...

$ npm test

Committing a patch

It would be great to develop on a separate branch instead of the master branch. Before making a Pull Request, please confirm all tests is passed.

If it is a bugfix, please also write a test case that proves the bug.

Any ideas?

Please feel free to share your ideas with us via Issues.


authors is available under the terms of the MIT License.