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1.3 Authentication using OctoKit

"Extendable client for GitHub’s REST & GraphQL APIs"

@octokit/core is a minimalistic library to utilize GitHub’s REST API and GraphQL API which you can extend with plugins as needed.

If you don’t need the Plugin API then using @octokit/request or @octokit/graphql directly is a good alternative.

In the browser, load @octokit/core directly from

<script type="module">import { Octokit } from "";</script>

Using Node.js, install with npm then require or import the library.

npm install @octokit/core
const { Octokit } = require("@octokit/core");
// or
import { Octokit } from "@octokit/core";

Here is a minimal example of its use:

// Create a personal access token at
const octokit = new Octokit({ auth: `personal-access-token123` });

const response = await octokit.request("GET /orgs/{org}/repos", {
  org: "octokit",
  type: "private",