The tap-github Singer tap pulls data from the GitHub API that can then be sent to a destination using a Singer target.

Standalone usage

Install the package using pip:

pip install git+

For additional instructions, refer to the README in the repository.

Usage with Meltano

Install Meltano, create your Meltano project, and add the tap to your project as an extractor:

meltano add extractor tap-github

For additional instructions, refer to the Meltano-specific documentation for tap-github.



Personal Access Tokens (access_token)

Personal access token used to authenticate with GitHub. The token can be generated by going to the Personal Access Token settings page.


Repositories (repository)

Space-separated list of repositories. Each repository must be prefaced by the user/organization name, e.g. "meltano/meltano meltano/sdk meltano/hub"

Start Date (start_date)

Defines how far into the past to pull data for the provided repositories.

Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting tap-github to work by itself or with Meltano, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the #plugins-general channel.

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