change github username over api in typescript

To change the username of a Github user over API in Typescript, you can use the Github API's User endpoint along with the Axios library for making HTTP requests.

First, you need to authenticate the user making the API request. Github uses Personal Access Tokens for API authentication. You can generate one in your Github account settings and include it in the HTTP Authorization header.

Here's an example of how you can change the username over API in Typescript using Axios and the Github API:

import axios from 'axios';

// authentication token

// new username
const newUsername = 'NEW_GITHUB_USERNAME';

// API endpoint
const apiUrl = '';

// request body
const requestBody = {
  login: newUsername,

// API request headers
const requestHeaders = {
  Authorization: `Bearer ${authToken}`,
  Accept: 'application/vnd.github+json',

// make the API request
axios.patch(apiUrl, requestBody, { headers: requestHeaders })
  .then((response) => {
    console.log(`Successfully changed username to ${newUsername}`);
  .catch((error) => {
    console.error('Error changing username:', error);
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In this example, we use the Axios patch method to make a PATCH request to the Github User endpoint. We pass the new username in the request body and authenticate the request using the Personal Access Token included in the request headers.

If the API request is successful, we log a message to the console indicating that the username has been changed. If the request fails, we log the error to the console.

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