octokit.rest

Get the latest release

View the latest published full release for the repository.

The latest release is the most recent non-prerelease, non-draft release, sorted by the created_at attribute. The created_at attribute is the date of the commit used for the release, and not the date when the release was drafted or published.

Parameters

string The token will be passed in the authorization header.

string

string

Request

GET https://api.github.com/repos///releases/latest
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/1",
  "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/releases/v1.0.0",
  "assets_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets",
  "upload_url": "https://uploads.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/releases/1/assets{?name,label}",
  "tarball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/tarball/v1.0.0",
  "zipball_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/zipball/v1.0.0",
  "id": 1,
  "node_id": "MDc6UmVsZWFzZTE=",
  "tag_name": "v1.0.0",
  "target_commitish": "master",
  "name": "v1.0.0",
  "body": "Description of the release",
  "draft": false,
  "prerelease": false,
  "created_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z",
  "published_at": "2013-02-27T19:35:32Z",
  "author": {
    "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
  },
  "assets": [
    {
      "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