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GitHub Developer | GitHub Developer Guide

Build your app on GitHub's platform

Not sure where to start? We’ve put together some handy guides and reference documentation you can use to start building.

Learn more about v4 of the GitHub API
Introduction to GraphQL

Let's walk through the inner workings of our GraphQL API.

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Forming API calls with GraphQL

In this section, we're going to focus on how to form a GraphQL API call.

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Migrating from REST to GraphQL

We'll also help you explore the path to migrating from REST to GraphQL.

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Building a GitHub App or an OAuth App

Choose GitHub Apps or OAuth Apps to get started developing an integration.

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