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GitHub is a repository of public open source and private business code. Is is a fast, efficient, distributed version control system ideal for the collaborative development of software. Use it to fork projects, send pull requests, monitor development.

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GitHub: Highlights

Summary
Source code repository
Category
Tools
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON, JSONP, XML
API home
https://developer.github.com/v3/ 

GitHub: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://api.github.com

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
API Key, Account with service  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
github.com  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
Private repository access/more disk space starting at $7/month  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
free 300 MB disk space, access to public repositories 
Terms of Service
 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
Yes 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
github.com/blog 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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