To get started with dishwasher, simply install the gem and run the command dishwasher and follow the prompts. It will then show you a list of all available forked repositories for that repository or user and give you the option to delete the forked repositories of your choice.


When I was first getting into open source, I found the amount of forked repositories I had on GitHub was making it hard to browse my projects, so I decided to create a solution to automate the process of deleting forked repositories. That’s when I wrote the dishwasher gem. It uses the GitHub API to let you quickly and easily delete forked repositories, so you can keep your GitHub profile organized and up to date.

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