Create Amplify Central resources from Github API Management APIs

Usage no npm install needed!

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Axway Central CLI extension for downloading and creating Amplify Central resources for GitHub.

For more documentation and examples please visit Unified Catalog integrations.


This extension is example code and comes with no guarantee of support or maintenance.


This assumes you already have npm installed and have an github account setup. Visit NodeJS to learn how to install NodeJS. If you need help with setting up your github account, you can view the Setup section of the local DEVREADME.MD


Assuming you are familiar with Node.js and npm, you should first install the Axway Amplify CLI, which will give you connectivity to the Axway Amplify Platform. Note that you must first have an account on https://platform.axway.com, and be provisioned in Amplify Central:

$ [sudo] npm install -g axway

Use the Axway package manager command to install the Axway Central CLI:

$ axway pm install @axway/axway-central-cli

You can then install the @axway/amplify-central-github-extension:

$ npm install @axway/amplify-central-github-extension
$ axway central config set extensions.github <path to where you installed module>

Getting started

You must be logged into the Axway Amplify Platform before uploading any generated resource files. For more information on how to use the Axway Amplify Central CLI please refer to: https://docs.axway.com/bundle/axway-open-docs/page/docs/central/cli_central/cli_install/index.html

General usage

There are two main extension commands; config and resources. You can run each command with a -h to get help on that specific command.

$ axway central github-extension -h
USAGE: axway central github-extension <command> [options]

Create Amplify Central resources from GitHub API Management APIs

  config  Manage GitHub Extension Configuration
  resources  Generate resources from GitHub API Management APIs

Commands reference:


The config command is utilized to configure the extension prior to generating resources. There are two config sub-commands; list and set.

$ axway central github-extension config -h
USAGE: axway central github-extension config <command> [options]

Manage GitHub Extension Configuration

  list  View Amplify Central github-extension configuration
  set  Set Amplify Central github-extension configuration

config examples:

# set output dir for the generated resources:
$ axway central github-extension config set --output-dir=<directory>
# view config:
$ axway central github-extension config list
# view list of available options
$ axway central github-extension config set -h

  --branch=<value>  Required: repository branch to search in
  --environment-name=<value>  Required: Set environment name to create
  --git-token=<value>  Required: github access_token
  --git-user-name=<value>  Required: github username
  --icon=<value>  Set absolute path for custom icon
  --output-dir=<value>  Set absolute path for output directory
  --repo=<value>  Required: repository to search in


The resources command is utilized to generate github resources for Central. There is one resources sub-command: generate

$ axway central github-extension resources -h

USAGE: axway central github-extension resources <command> [options]

Generate resources from GitHub API Management APIs


resources examples:

$ axway central github-extension resources generate

Generated Files

The generate command will create Amplify Central resource files for your configured GitHub instance. These files will generated into either ./resources or the directory you configured with the --output-dir configuration setting.

After generating these files you can modify and upload them to Amplify Central with the axway central create -f=<file> command. You'll want be sure to upload any Environment files before other generate resources.

$ axway central create -h
USAGE: axway central create <command> [options]

Create a resource from a file. JSON and YAML formats are accepted.

  environment   Create an environment with the specified name.

  --client-id=<value>   Override your DevOps account's client ID
  -f,--file=<path>      Filename to use to create the resource
  -o,--output=<value>   Additional output formats. One of: yaml | json

create example:

# Upload the Environment, Webhook, and ConsumerSubscriptionDefinition
axway central create -f=~/Desktop/Environment.yaml
# Upload the APIService, APIServiceRevision, APIServiceInstance, and ConsumerInstance
axway central create -f=~/Desktop/APIService-swagger-petstore.yaml


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