Flask-github is an extension for authenticating Flask applications with Github. It also provides support for various other requests to the Github API.
pip install flask-github
An example application is provided. Getting it up and running should be pretty straightforward:
Create a new application on Github (or use an existing one)
Start the server:
Example App URLs
Redirect the user to authenticate with Github:
Check if the user is a member of an organization:
Check if the user belongs to a certain team:
After authenticating, this extension also provides methods for doing GET requests to the Github API as the authenticated user.
github = GithubAuth( client_id='123456789', client_secret='987654321', session_key='user_id' ) # returns the authenticated user github.get_github_user() # returns true if the authenticated user is a member of the organization github.has_org_access('mindsnacks')
session_key-- Key for the value stored in the session to determine if a user is logged in
client_id-- Given by Github when creating an application
client_secret-- Given by Github when creating an application