curl http://github.com/api/v1/yaml/search/vim

Get info about a GitHub project

In this example we search for 'vim' but vim doesn't have a project on github right now. That's ok, this command still searches for every project that has 'vim' in their description (forks, plugins, etc). To get XML or JSON output just replace 'yaml' in the url with 'xml' or 'json'.
Sample Output
--- 
repositories: 
- name: vim-rails
  size: 3260
  followers: 428
  language: VimL
  fork: false
  username: tpope
  id: repo-61032
  type: repo
  pushed: "2010-05-10T01:40:46Z"
  description: "rails.vim: Ruby on Rails power tools"
  forks: 25
  score: 4.38047
  created: "2008-10-09T03:16:22Z"
- name: snipmate.vim
  size: 5052
  followers: 372
  language: VimL
  fork: false
  username: msanders
  id: repo-130092
  type: repo
  pushed: "2010-04-08T05:02:12Z"
  description: "snipMate.vim aims to be a concise vim script that implements some of TextMate's snippets features in Vim. "
  forks: 64
  score: 4.387217
  created: "2009-02-16T15:24:55Z"
- name: nerdtree
...

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By: rkulla
2010-05-30 00:29:03

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