octokit.rest

Get a release asset

To download the asset's binary content, set the Accept header of the request to application/octet-stream. The API will either redirect the client to the location, or stream it directly if possible. API clients should handle both a 200 or 302 response.

Parameters

string The token will be passed in the authorization header.

string

string

integer asset_id parameter

Request

GET https://api.github.com/repos///releases/assets/
authorization: bearer undefined
accept: application/vnd.github.v3+json
user-agent: octokit.rest


Example Response

Status: 200
{
  "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/assets/1",
  "browser_download_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/download/v1.0.0/example.zip",
  "id": 1,
  "node_id": "MDEyOlJlbGVhc2VBc3NldDE=",
  "name": "example.zip",
  "label": "short description",
  "state": "uploaded",
  "content_type": "application/zip",
  "size": 1024,
  "download_count": 42,
  "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z",
  "updated_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z",
  "uploader": {
    "login": "octocat",
    "id": 1,
    "node_id": "MDQ6VXNlcjE=",
    "avatar_url": "https://github.com/images/error/octocat_happy.gif",
    "gravatar_id": "",
    "url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat",
    "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat",
    "followers_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/followers",
    "following_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/following{/other_user}",
    "gists_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/gists{/gist_id}",
    "starred_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/starred{/owner}{/repo}",
    "subscriptions_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/subscriptions",
    "organizations_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/orgs",
    "repos_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/repos",
    "events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/events{/privacy}",
    "received_events_url": "https://api.github.com/users/octocat/received_events",
    "type": "User",
    "site_admin": false
  }
}

See documentation on GitHub developer guides