Generating a Personalized Access Token

A small guide to generating a personalized access token to interact with external GitHub's GraphQL API.

Read/Write Data with GitHub’s Personal Access Token

To use GitHub’s GraphQL API, you need to generate a personal access token on their website. The access token authorizes users to interact with data, and to read and write it under their username. You can follow these step by step instructions to generate the personal access token and be sure to check its necessary scopes (permissions), as you will need them to implement a well-rounded GitHub client later in the course.

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