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

  1. Configure the New Issue (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Gitlab account
    2. Select a Project ID
  2. Add steps to connect to 1400+ 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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New Issue (Instant) on Gitlab
Description:Emit new event when an issue is created in a project


import base from "../common/base.mjs";
import { eventTypes } from "../common/hook-events.mjs";

export default {
  key: "gitlab-new-issue",
  name: "New Issue (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event when an issue is created in a project",
  version: "0.1.0",
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  hooks: {
    async activate() {
      await this.activateHook(eventTypes.ISSUES_EVENTS);
  methods: {
    isNewIssue(issue) {
      const { previous } = issue.changes.updated_at;
      return previous === undefined || previous === null;
      user, issue,
    }) {
      const {
      } = user;
      const {
        created_at: createdAt,
      } = issue;
      return {
        summary: `New issue by ${name} (${username}): #${iid} ${title}`,
        ts: +new Date(createdAt),
    async emitEvent(event) {
      // Gitlab doesn't offer a specific hook for "new issue" events,
      // but such event can be deduced from the payload of "issues" events.
      if (this.isNewIssue(event)) {
        const meta = this.generateMeta({
          user: event.user,
          issue: event.object_attributes,
        this.$emit(event, meta);


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.
GitlabgitlabappThis component uses the Gitlab app.
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.
Project IDprojectIdintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.


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