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Mapping a GitHub App id into the App's name

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I want to get a list of the GitHub applications being used by my organization. The newish v3 API call returns that list, but only identifies the application by its id. I want to convert the id into the name of the app.

 

I can't find an API I can use to translate that id into a slug, which is required to obtain more information about the app, per the Get a Single GitHub App, which also appears to be the only endpoint that can be used without authenticating as an app.

 

While I would prefer a v3 solution, a v4 would be fine as well.

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Re: Mapping a GitHub App id into the App's name

No solution found, filed an enhancement request to have ":slug" added to the response.

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Re: Mapping a GitHub App id into the App's name

Hi @hwine,

 

Thanks for this feedback! We're always working to improve GitHub and the GitHub Community Forum, and we consider every suggestion we receive. I've logged your feature request in our internal feature request list.

 

Though I can't guarantee anything or share a timeline for this, I can tell you that it's been shared with the appropriate teams for consideration.

 

Please let me know if you have any other questions.

Cheers!


Best,
AndreaG

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