Octokit - GitHub API Client Library for .NET
Octokit is a client library targeting .NET Framework 4.6 or greater and .NET Standard 2.0 and above that provides an easy way to interact with the GitHub API.
Get public info on a specific user.
var github = new GitHubClient(new ProductHeaderValue("MyAmazingApp")); var user = await github.User.Get("half-ogre"); Console.WriteLine(user.Followers + " folks love the half ogre!");
- .NET 4.6 (Desktop / Server) or greater
- .NET Standard 2.0 or greater
Octokit is a GitHub API client library for .NET and is available on NuGet:
dotnet add package Octokit
There is also an IObservable based GitHub API client library for .NET using Reactive Extensions:
dotnet add package Octokit.Reactive
Unstable NuGet packages that track the
main branch of this repository are available at
In Xamarin Studio you can find this option under the project's context menu: Add | Add Packages...*.
Documentation is available at http://octokitnet.readthedocs.io/en/latest/.
Octokit is a single assembly designed to be easy to deploy anywhere.
To clone and build it locally click the "Clone in Desktop" button above or run the following git commands.
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:octokit/Octokit.net.git Octokit cd Octokit
To build the libraries, run the following command:
If you find an issue with our library, please visit the issue tracker and report the issue.
Please be kind and search to see if the issue is already logged before creating a new one. If you're pressed for time, log it anyways.
When creating an issue, clearly explain
- What you were trying to do.
- What you expected to happen.
- What actually happened.
- Steps to reproduce the problem.
Also include any other information you think is relevant to reproduce the problem.
- ScriptCs.OctoKit - a script pack to use Octokit in scriptcs
- ScriptCs.OctokitLibrary - a script library to use Octokit in scriptcs
Copyright and License
Copyright 2017 GitHub, Inc.
Licensed under the MIT License