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Downloads of v 0.0.2:


Last Update:

09 May 2013

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Ethan J Brown


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Posh-GitHub - PowerShell GitHub API helpers

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0.0.2 | Updated: 09 May 2013



Downloads of v 0.0.2:



Software Author(s):

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Posh-GitHub - PowerShell GitHub API helpers 0.0.2

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Posh-GitHub - PowerShell GitHub API helpers, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Posh-GitHub - PowerShell GitHub API helpers, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Posh-GitHub - PowerShell GitHub API helpers, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade posh-github -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade posh-github -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install posh-github
    name: posh-github
    version: '0.0.2'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'posh-github' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '0.0.2'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller posh-github
    Name     = "posh-github"
    Version  = "0.0.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'posh-github':
  ensure   => '0.0.2',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


This package was submitted prior to moderation and has not been approved. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.


PowerShell cmdlet helpers for working with the GitHub API.

  • New-GitHubOAuthToken - creates an OAuth token for use with GitHub
  • Get-GitHubOAuthTokens - Used to list all the authorizations you have provided
    to applications / tooling
  • Set-GitHubUserName - Adds the username to the current PowerShell session and
    sets a global User environment variable
  • Set-GitHubOrganization - Adds the organization to the current PowerShell
    session and sets a global User environment variable
  • Get-GitHubRepositories - List all your repositories - gives a fork indicator,
    a date for when the last update (push) occurred, how many open issues and size
  • New-GitHubRepository - Creates a new GitHub repository and clones it locally
    by default.
  • New-GitHubFork - Forks a repository, clones it locally, then properly adds a
    remote named upstream to point back to the parent repository. Aborts if there
    is a directory in the current working directory that shares the name of the
  • Get-GitHubIssues - List issues against the repository for the current working
    directory, or can list issues against a specific repo and owner.
  • New-GitHubPullRequest - Initiates a new pull request to the upstream repo.
  • Get-GitHubPullRequests - List pull requests against the repository for the
    current working directory, or can list pull requests against all forks from a user.
  • Get-GitHubTeams - The default parameterless version will use the GITHUB_ORG
    environment variable to get the list of teams, their ids and members.
  • Get-GitHubEvents - Will list, in chronological order, the last 30 events that
    you have generated
  • Clear-GitMergedBranches - Will remove any local branch cruft from branches
    that have been merged into the master branch.

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