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Trigger a workflow on New Discussion (Instant) with GitHub API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the New Discussion (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your GitHub account
    2. Select a Repository
  2. Add steps to connect to 1,600+ APIs using code and no-code building blocks
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

This is a pre-built, source-available 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.

New Discussion (Instant) on GitHub
Description:Emit new events on new discussion to a repository
Version:0.0.6
Key:github-new-discussion

Code

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

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "github-new-discussion",
  name: "New Discussion (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new events on new discussion to a repository",
  version: "0.0.6",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getWebhookEvents() {
      return [
        "discussion",
      ];
    },
    generateMeta(data) {
      return {
        id: data.id,
        summary: data.title,
        ts: Date.parse(data.created_at),
      };
    },
  },
  async run(event) {
    const { body } = event;

    // skip initial response from Github
    if (body?.zen) {
      console.log(body.zen);
      return;
    }

    const meta = this.generateMeta(body.discussion);
    this.$emit(body.discussion, meta);
  },
};

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.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
N/Ahttp$.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.

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_hookgistprojectnotificationsuserwrite:discussionwrite:packagesread:packagesadmin:repo_hook

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