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Integration with GitHub GraphQL API

Published December 22, 2023Last updated February 4, 20241 min read

GitHub provides GraphQL API to create integrations, retrieve data, and automate workflows.

Prerequisites

  • GitHub token (Settings Developer Settings Personal access tokens)

Integration

Below is an example of retrieving sponsorable users by location.

export async function getUsersBy(location) {
return fetch('https://api.github.com/graphql', {
method: 'POST',
body: JSON.stringify({
query: `query {
search(type: USER, query: "location:${location} is:sponsorable", first: 100) {
edges {
node {
... on User {
bio
login
viewerCanSponsor
}
}
}
userCount
}
}`
}),
headers: {
ContentType: 'application/json',
Authorization: `Bearer ${process.env.GITHUB_TOKEN}`
}
})
.then((response) => response.json())
.then((response) => response.data?.search?.edges || []);
}

Demo

The demo with the mentioned example is available here.