Fork & clone the service repo

Fork the sample app

Go to and click fork in the upper right corner, select your username to fork to. Now you have a fork of the simple demo app that we can modify and test.

Clone your forked repository

Change the placeholder in the comand below to match your GitHub username.

cd ~/environment
git clone[MY_GITHUB_USERNAME]/repostatus-gh-demo.git

What’s in the repo?

The demo app is a very simple Python web app that fetches data from the GitHub API and caches the data in DynamoDB.

Next, let’s set up pre-requisities.