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GitHub CLI vs Octokit: What are the differences?

Developers describe GitHub CLI as "GitHub’s official free and open source command line tool". 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.. On the other hand, Octokit is detailed as "GitHub API Client Library for .NET". It is a client library targeting .NET 4.5 and above that provides an easy way to interact with the GitHub API.

GitHub CLI and Octokit can be categorized as "Tools for GitHub" tools.

Octokit is an open source tool with 1.95K GitHub stars and 938 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Octokit's open source repository on GitHub.

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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.

What is Octokit?

It is a client library targeting .NET 4.5 and above that provides an easy way to interact with the GitHub API.

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GitHub Desktop
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Octotree
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.
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