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This search Finds repositories with…
cat stars:>100 Find cat repositories with greater than 100 stars.
user:defunkt Get all repositories from the user defunkt.
tom location:"San Francisco, CA" Find all tom users in "San Francisco, CA".
join extension:coffee Find all instances of join in code with coffee extension.
NOT cat Excludes all results containing cat.

Repository search

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This search Finds repositories with…
cat stars:>100 Find cat repositories with greater than 100 stars.
user:defunkt Get all repositories from the user defunkt.
pugs pushed:>2013-01-28 Pugs repositories pushed to since Jan 28, 2013.
node.js forks:<200 Find all node.js repositories with less than 200 forks.
jquery size:1024..4089 Find jquery repositories between the sizes 1024 and 4089 kB.
gitx fork:true Repository search includes forks of gitx.
gitx fork:only Repository search returns only forks of gitx.

Code search

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This search Finds repositories with…
install repo:charles/privaterepo Find all instances of install in code from the repository charles/privaterepo.
shogun user:heroku Find references to shogun from all public heroku repositories.
join extension:coffee Find all instances of join in code with coffee extension.
system size:>1000 Find all instances of system in code of file size greater than 1000kbs.
examples path:/docs/ Find all examples in the path /docs/.
replace fork:true Search replace in the source code of forks.

Issue search

Issue search looks through issues and pull requests on GitHub. You can also filter the results:

This search Finds issues…
encoding user:heroku Encoding issues across the Heroku organization.
cat is:open Find cat issues that are open.
strange comments:>42 Issues with more than 42 comments.
hard label:bug Hard issues labeled as a bug.
author:mojombo All issues authored by mojombo.
mentions:tpope All issues mentioning tpope.
assignee:rtomayko All issues assigned to rtomayko.
exception created:>2012-12-31 Created since the beginning of 2013.
exception updated:<2013-01-01 Last updated before 2013.

User search

User search finds users with an account on GitHub. You can also filter the results:

This search Finds repositories with…
fullname:"Linus Torvalds" Find users with the full name "Linus Torvalds".
tom location:"San Francisco, CA" Find all tom users in "San Francisco, CA".
chris followers:100..200 Find all chris users with followers between 100 and 200.
ryan repos:>10 Find all ryan users with more than 10 repositories.
O: backlog 🤖
zkoppert opened Jul 6, 2020
1 comment

Description of the issue The name of the predicate Expr.isParenthesized() suggests that parentheses are considered part of the expression (a name like isEnclosedInParentheses or similar would suggest the ...

Java question
Marcono1234 opened Jul 6, 2020

Describe the bug This was discussed on Slack where I suggested this could be handled via a compiler warning. Thinking about it some more, however, I think it could equally be handled through a small change ...

VSCode bug
tausbn opened Jul 6, 2020
4 comments

Reasons for making this change: Provide a template for Wolfram Language projects Links to documentation supporting these rule changes: - *.paclet: the archive file for paclet distribution, see CreatePacletArchive ...

new template
miRoox opened Jul 6, 2020
github:master miRoox:wolfram

We have a number of hard-coded tests that can fail when content files get renamed or deleted. We need to solve this by updating all of our tests that rely on non-permanent content to use fixtures rather ...

engineering
chiedo opened Jul 6, 2020
6 comments

[root@eq1vjenbslave13 saml-ldap-team-sync]# python3 app.py Traceback (most recent call last): File "app.py", line 14, in github_app = GitHubApp(app) File "/opt/jenkins/virtualenv/saml-ldap-team-sync/githubapp/core.py", ...

bug cannot-reproduce
kumar0608 opened Jul 6, 2020
15 comments

Description The "Learning CodeQL" / "CodeQL for Java" docs could probably be improved. Important: When changing any queries, make sure to update the respective query console link ...

Java question
Marcono1234 opened Jul 5, 2020

Hi, I've a Golang project that has a private dependency in go.mod file. I've tried to introduce Super Linter to my project, but unfortunately it always fails with the following error. Issue ...

question
ahmedhosnycs opened Jul 5, 2020
9 comments

Hi, I have tried to set data-hotkey with Control+Shift+p also Control+Shift+s but that doesn't work. anyone can help? the issue occurs on both in mac & windows. the browser: Chrome Version 83.0.4103.116 ...

fatkhanfauzi opened Jul 5, 2020
4 comments
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