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  1. Configure the New Card in Column (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your GitHub account
    2. Select a Repository
    3. Select a Project
    4. Select a Column
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New Card in Column (Instant) on GitHub
Description:Emit new event when a project card is created or moved to a specific column


import common from "../common/common-webhook.mjs";

export default {
  key: "github-new-card-in-column",
  name: "New Card in Column (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event when a project card is created or moved to a specific column",
  version: "0.1.0",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    project: {
      propDefinition: [
        (c) => ({
          repoFullname: c.repoFullname,
    column: {
      propDefinition: [
        (c) => ({
          project: c.project,
      withLabel: true,
  methods: {
    getWebhookEvents() {
      return [
    getThisColumnLabel() {
      if (typeof this.column ===  "object") {
        return this.column.label;
      return this.column;
    getThisColumnValue() {
      if (typeof this.column ===  "object") {
        return this.column.value;
      return this.column;
    isCardInThisColumn(card) {
      const { column_id: columnId } = card;
      return columnId === this.getThisColumnValue();
    generateMeta(card) {
      return {
        id: card.id,
        summary: `New card in ${this.getThisColumnLabel()}: ${card.note}`,
        ts: Date.parse(card.updated_at),
    async loadHistoricalEvents() {
      const cards = await this.github.getProjectCards({
        columnId: this.getThisColumnValue(),
        per_page: 25,
      for (const card of cards) {
        await this.processCard(card);
    async processCard(card) {
      const meta = this.generateMeta(card);
      const issue = await this.github.getIssueFromProjectCard({
        repoFullname: this.repoFullname,
        cardId: card.id,
      }, meta);
  async run(event) {
    const card = event.body.project_card;
    if (!card) {
      console.log("No card in event. Skipping event.");

    if (!this.isCardInThisColumn(card)) {
      console.log(`Card not in ${this.getThisColumnLabel()}. Skipping...`);



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.
GitHubgithubappThis component uses the GitHub app.
RepositoryrepoFullnamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
ProjectprojectintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.
ColumncolumnintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.


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