7/1/2016 - 12:42 AM


#!/usr/bin/env python
"""Script to get Github info using API"""
import requests
import dateutil
from datetime import date

def main():
    # add any number of usernames here
    users = ['kennethreitz', 'mitsuhiko', 'jkbrzt', 'nvbn', 'donnemartin']
    # main URL that doesn't get changed
    baseurl = "https://api.github.com/users/"
    # Which JSON properties we want to catch
    properties = ['name', 'id', 'html_url', 'public_repos', 'created_at']

    # date and time right now
    now = date.today()

    # run loop through all the users
    for username in users:
        # make API url with Github username
        current_page = baseurl + username
        # take response from the url
        response = requests.get(current_page)
        # conversion to human readable format
        page_info = response.json()
        # print all the properties
        for property in properties:
            print("{}: {}".format(property, page_info[property]))

        # date of creation
        date = dateutil.parser.parse(page_info["created_at"])
        # age calculated from date of creation
        age = (now.year - date.year)
        print("age: {}".format(age))


if __name__ == '__main__':