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GitHub CLI

GitHub’s official free and open source command line tool
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What is GitHub CLI?

It is a free and open-source command-line for GitHub. It provides GitHub's graphical features like pull requests, issues, releases, etc. into a terminal. So, anyone can perform the whole GitHub operation from a terminal or with a script.
GitHub CLI is a tool in the Tools for GitHub category of a tech stack.
GitHub CLI is an open source tool with 21.5K GitHub stars and 2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to GitHub CLI's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses GitHub CLI?


15 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GitHub CLI.

GitHub CLI Integrations

GitHub CLI's Features

  • Work with issues, pull requests, checks, releases and more
  • Call the GitHub API to script almost any action, and set a custom alias for any command
  • Connect to GitHub Enterprise Server in addition to
  • Open source and ready for your contributions

GitHub CLI Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to GitHub CLI?
When run, this command line interface automatically generates a new GitHub Release and populates it with the changes (commits) made since the last release.
It is a client library targeting .NET 4.5 and above that provides an easy way to interact with the GitHub API.
GitHub Polls
These polls work by pasting individual markdown SVG images into your issue, each wrapped with a link that tracks a vote. A single vote per IP is allowed for a given poll, which are stored in DynamoDB.
Browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera) to display GitHub code in tree format. Useful for developers who frequently read source in GitHub and do not want to download or checkout too many repositories.
DevHub helps you take back control of your GitHub workflow and stay on top of everything important going on.
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GitHub CLI's Followers
16 developers follow GitHub CLI to keep up with related blogs and decisions.