GitHub Starred Repos Downloader

Thursday, 14 July 2016

gsrd downloads your public starred repos. Just in case you want to keep a backup of them from time to time.


Getting your credential

In order to keep your privacy, create your personal token on Github.

GitHub token setup 1

If you just need to allow access to public repos, select the option public_repo as shown below:

GitHub token setup 2


$ gem install gsrd


Run the code passing your access token as argument:

$ gsrd "put-your-forty-character-generated-token-here"

This is what you gonna get from every repo to download:

======= DOWNLOADING facebook-sdk-swift =======
Download URL:
started: 28/09/2016 14:46:41
/…/gsrd-downloads-2016-09-28/facebook… 100%[====>] 1023K 248KB/s in 4.1s
finished: 28/09/2016 14:46:49



The MIT License

This code is also available on my GitHub profile.

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