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Create a workflow to Create Issue Comment with the GitHub API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Issue Comment action
    1. Connect your GitHub account
    2. Select a Repository
    3. Select a Issue Number
    4. Configure Body
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

Details

This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Create Issue Comment on GitHub
Description:Create a new comment in a issue. [See docs here](https://docs.github.com/en/rest/issues/comments#create-an-issue-comment)
Version:0.0.1
Key:github-create-issue-comment

Code

import github from "../../github.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "github-create-issue-comment",
  name: "Create Issue Comment",
  description: "Create a new comment in a issue. [See docs here](https://docs.github.com/en/rest/issues/comments#create-an-issue-comment)",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    github,
    repoFullname: {
      label: "Repository",
      description: "The name of the repository. The name is not case sensitive",
      type: "string",
      propDefinition: [
        github,
        "repoFullname",
      ],
    },
    issueNumber: {
      label: "Issue Number",
      description: "The number that identifies the issue.",
      type: "integer",
      propDefinition: [
        github,
        "issueNumber",
        (c) => ({
          repoFullname: c.repoFullname,
        }),
      ],
    },
    body: {
      label: "Body",
      description: "The contents of the comment",
      type: "string",
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const response = await this.github.createIssueComment({
      repoFullname: this.repoFullname,
      issueNumber: this.issueNumber,
      data: {
        body: this.body,
      },
    });

    $.export("$summary", "Successfully commented in the issue.");

    return response;
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
GitHubgithubappThis component uses the GitHub app.
RepositoryrepoFullnamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Issue NumberissueNumberintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Bodybodystring

The contents of the comment

Authentication

GitHub uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your GitHub account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into GitHub and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any GitHub API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

repoadmin:orgadmin:public_keyadmin:org_hookgistnotificationsuserwrite:discussionwrite:packagesread:packagesadmin:repo_hook

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