Getting Started

What is GitRows?

GitRows makes it easy to use and store data in GitHub and GitLab repos. You can read data stored in .csv and .json files from all public repos and read, create, update and delete data in public or private repos that you have access to, all with the benefit of version control. GitRows also supports basic .yaml file operations, mainly for reading and writing OpenAPI documents.


GitRows provides a free REST API to all public repositories on GitHub and GitLab. The API url is always in the format:


You can easily convert any file url or check your API Path with the Linter and Converter Tool.



curl -X GET https://api.gitrows.com/@github/gitrows/data/iris.json

returns a response similar to

HTTP/2 200
date: Thu, 21 May 2020 13:12:41 GMT
content-type: application/json
content-length: 13859
access-control-allow-origin: *
server: GitRows API Server 1/0

[{"sepalLength":5.1,"sepalWidth":3.5,"petalLength":1.4,"petalWidth":0.2,"species":"setosa"}, ... ]