The Github GraphQL API allows developers to request information from Github which matches the queried format (customized JSON calls that return relational JSON formatted responses). Available resources include: commits, deployment status, language, organization, repository, team, user, and many more. Currently, sub-scopes like user:email are not supported. The GitHub GraphQL API is in early access.
GraphQL, the open source technology originally backed by Facebook has continued to gain momentum since its release in 2015 and with its hype it’s easy to think that GraphQL is the way to go when developing your next API. As with any technology though, it has its strengths and weaknesses.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Marketing, Gambling, Natural Language Processing, and Weather. One highlight today is the MoneyPot API for creating betting games that use bitcoin as currency. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
GitHub announced at the 2016 GitHub Universe conference in San Francisco a major platform update featuring a number of improvements including the introduction of Projects, availability of Reviews on all pull requests, early access to Integrations, and early access to the GitHub GraphQL API.