gistr: Work with GitHub Gists

Work with GitHub gists from R (e.g.,, A gist is simply one or more files with code/text/images/etc. gistr allows the user to create new gists, update gists with new files, rename files, delete files, get and delete gists, star and un-star gists, fork gists, open a gist in your default browser, get embed code for a gist, list gist commits, and get rate limit information when authenticated. Some requests require authentication and some do not. Gists website:

Version: 0.1.0
Imports: jsonlite, httr, magrittr, knitr
Suggests: roxygen2, testthat
Published: 2015-01-04
Author: Ramnath Vaidyanathan [aut], Karthik Ram [aut], Scott Chamberlain [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Scott Chamberlain <myrmecocystus at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
In views: WebTechnologies
CRAN checks: gistr results


Reference manual: gistr.pdf
Vignettes: gistr vignette
Package source: gistr_0.1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: gistr_0.1.0.tgz, r-oldrel: gistr_0.1.0.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: gistr_0.1.0.tgz

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: spocc
Reverse suggests: LDAvis