SBT plugin to read several settings from Github

This plugin enables several settings automatically by downloading them from Github:

  • homepage: Retrieved from the Github repository's information.
  • developers: A list containing the repository collaborators.
  • description: Retrieved from the Github repository.
  • licenses: Retrieved from the Github repository.
  • contributors: The list of repository contributors. This list will not include contributors set in excludedContributors.
  • collaborators: The list of repository collaborators who are also contributors. This list will always include collaborators set in extraCollaborators.
  • releases: The list of repository releases.
  • startYear: Extracted from the repository creation date.
  • yearRange: A year range that goes from startYear to the current year.
  • organizationName: The repository organization name or the owner's name if populateOrganizationWithOwner is set to true.
  • organizationEmail: The repository organization email or the owner's email if populateOrganizationWithOwner is set to true.
  • organizationHomepage: The repository organization homepage or the owner's homepage if populateOrganizationWithOwner is set to true.


Add the following line to your plugins.sbt file:

addSbtPlugin("com.alejandrohdezma" % "sbt-github" % "0.11.6")

If you use mdoc there's also available an mdoc integration module

If you use sbt-header there's also available an sbt-header integration module

If you want to know more about all the plugin's features, please head on to its website where you will find much more information.

Contributors for this project

alejandrohdezma fedefernandez
alejandrohdezma fedefernandez