Simple script that pulls a user's gists as git repos (Pretty hacky), also creates a markdown file with list of repos and descriptions
OSX Users will have issues due to limitations.
$> ulimit -n 1024
npm install coffee-script
npm install async
npm install request
Make a package.json file with libraries above.
coffee app.coffee <username>
Now for the actual script!
async = require("async") request = require("request") exec = require("child_process").exec # How many pages counter = [1, 2, 3] # username example: wookiecooking username = process.argv # Errors errdor = (err, echo) -> if err then console.log err else console.log echo # Git pull each gist and write description to a file via async pull = (url) -> request url, (err, res, c) -> if not err and res.statusCode is 200 async.each JSON.parse(c), (gh) -> exec "git clone " + gh.html_url + ".git "+gh.id, errdor exec "echo \" - " + gh.id + " - " + gh.description + "\" >> list.md", errdor # Run counter array exec "echo \"#Gists\" >> list.md", errdor async.eachLimit counter, 10000, (count) -> pull "https://api.github.com/users/" + username + "/gists?page=" + count