7/19/2012 - 5:24 PM

Make an issue on github using API V3 and Python

Make an issue on github using API V3 and Python

import json
import requests

# Authentication for user filing issue (must have read/write access to
# repository to add issue to)

# The repository to add this issue to

def make_github_issue(title, body=None, assignee=None, milestone=None, labels=None):
    '''Create an issue on github.com using the given parameters.'''
    # Our url to create issues via POST
    url = 'https://api.github.com/repos/%s/%s/issues' % (REPO_OWNER, REPO_NAME)
    # Create an authenticated session to create the issue
    session = requests.session(auth=(USERNAME, PASSWORD))
    # Create our issue
    issue = {'title': title,
             'body': body,
             'assignee': assignee,
             'milestone': milestone,
             'labels': labels}
    # Add the issue to our repository
    r = session.post(url, json.dumps(issue))
    if r.status_code == 201:
        print 'Successfully created Issue "%s"' % title
        print 'Could not create Issue "%s"' % title
        print 'Response:', r.content

make_github_issue('Issue Title', 'Body text', 'assigned_user', 3, ['bug'])