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Article version: Enterprise Server 2.18

Getting started with the API

To automate common tasks, back up your data, or create integrations that extend GitHub Enterprise, you can use the GitHub Enterprise API.

For more information about the API, see the GitHub REST API and GitHub GraphQL API. You can also stay current with API-related news by following the GitHub Developer blog.

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