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gist

Upload code to https://gist.github.com. More information: https://github.com/defunkt/gist.

  • Log in in gist on this computer:

gist --login

  • Create a gist from any number of text files:

gist {{file.txt}} {{file2.txt}}

  • Create a private gist with a description:

gist --private --description "{{A meaningful description}}" {{file.txt}}

  • Read contents from stdin and create a gist from it:

{{echo "hello world"}} | gist

  • List your public and private gists:

gist --list

  • List all public gists for any user:

gist --list {{username}}

  • Update a gist using the id from URL:

gist --update {{GIST_ID}} {{file.txt}}