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Trigger a workflow on New Mention (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 Mention (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your GitLab account
    2. Select a Project ID
    3. Select a Username
  2. Add steps to connect to 2,200+ 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.

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New Mention (Instant) on GitLab
Description:Emit new event when you are @mentioned in a new commit, comment, issue or pull request
Version:0.1.2
Key:gitlab-new-mention

Code

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

export default {
  ...base,
  key: "gitlab-new-mention",
  name: "New Mention (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new event when you are @mentioned in a new commit, comment, issue or pull request",
  version: "0.1.2",
  dedupe: "unique",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    ...base.props,
    username: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "assignee",
        (c) => ({
          projectId: c.projectId,
        }),
      ],
      optional: false,
      label: "Username",
      description: "The GitLab Username whose mentions will emit events",
      withLabel: true,
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    ...base.hooks,
    async activate() {
      await this.activateHook([
        eventTypes.ISSUES_EVENTS,
        eventTypes.NOTE_EVENTS,
      ]);
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...base.methods,
    isUserMentioned(mention) {
      const pattern = new RegExp(`\\B@${this.username.label}\\b`);
      const groomedAttributes = {
        ...mention,
        // We want to exclude some fields, since they do not map
        // to the content being updated, and could result in false
        // positives (e.g. if a URL contains `@someuser` in its path).
        url: "",
      };
      const changedSummary = JSON.stringify(groomedAttributes);
      return pattern.test(changedSummary);
    },
    generateMeta({
      user, mention,
    }) {
      const {
        id,
        created_at: createdAt,
      } = mention;
      const { username } = user;
      return {
        id,
        summary: `New mention of ${this.username.label} by ${username}`,
        ts: +new Date(createdAt),
      };
    },
    async emitEvent(event) {
      const {
        user,
        object_attributes: mention,
      } = event;
      // Gitlab doesn't offer a specific hook for "new label" events,
      // but such event can be deduced from the payload of "issues" events.
      if (this.isUserMentioned(mention)) {
        const meta = this.generateMeta({
          user,
          mention,
        });
        this.$emit(event, 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
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.
UsernameusernamestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Authentication

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

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

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