This a short tutorial for how to use a CLI called flatiron_sweep to clone & optionally delete repos associated with the Flatiron curriculum.

When I graduated, I found myself with a grand total of 348 repos in my GitHub. Of which around 95% of these were repos that I had forked as a requirement for the curriculum. I was very reluctant to dedicate an entire day to manually clone & delete 300+ repos, so I found this to be a fine task to automate!

This uses Python, which I know many may not be familiar with right after Flatiron, but…








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