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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Gitlab trigger and GitHub action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Milestone trigger
    1. Connect your Gitlab account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Select a Project ID
  3. Configure the Search Issues and Pull Requests action
    1. Connect your GitHub account
    2. Configure Query
    3. Configure Maximum Results
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, source-available components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are 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.

Trigger

Description:Emit new event when a milestone is created in a project
Version:0.1.1
Key:gitlab-new-milestone

Gitlab Overview

Gitlab API allows developers to access the functionality of Gitlab. With the
Gitlab API, developers can integrate Gitlab with other applications, create
custom applications, or automate tasks.

Some examples of what you can build using the Gitlab API include:

  • Automate tasks such as creating and managing repositories
  • Integrate Gitlab with other applications such as your chat application
  • Create custom applications on top of Gitlab

Trigger Code

import gitlab from "../../gitlab.app.mjs";
import { DEFAULT_POLLING_SOURCE_TIMER_INTERVAL } from "@pipedream/platform";

export default {
  key: "gitlab-new-milestone",
  name: "New Milestone",
  description: "Emit new event when a milestone is created in a project",
  version: "0.1.1",
  dedupe: "greatest",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    gitlab,
    db: "$.service.db",
    timer: {
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: DEFAULT_POLLING_SOURCE_TIMER_INTERVAL,
      },
    },
    projectId: {
      propDefinition: [
        gitlab,
        "projectId",
      ],
    },
  },
  hooks: {
    async activate() {
      const milestones = await this.gitlab.listMilestones(this.projectId, {
        max: 1,
      });
      if (milestones.length > 0) {
        const lastProcessedMilestoneId = milestones[0].id;
        this.db.set("lastProcessedMilestoneId", lastProcessedMilestoneId);
        console.log(`Polling GitLab milestones created after ID ${lastProcessedMilestoneId}`);
      }
    },
  },
  methods: {
    _getLastProcessedMilestoneId() {
      return this.db.get("lastProcessedMilestoneId");
    },
    _setLastProcessedMilestoneId(lastProcessedMilestoneId) {
      this.db.set("lastProcessedMilestoneId", lastProcessedMilestoneId);
    },
    generateMeta(data) {
      const {
        id,
        created_at: createdAt,
        title,
      } = data;
      return {
        id,
        summary: `New milestone: ${title}`,
        ts: +new Date(createdAt),
      };
    },
  },
  async run() {
    // We use the ID of the last processed milestone so that we
    // don't emit events for them (i.e. we only want to emit events
    // for new milestones).
    let lastProcessedMilestoneId = this._getLastProcessedMilestoneId();
    const milestones = await this.gitlab.getUnprocessedMilestones(
      this.projectId,
      lastProcessedMilestoneId,
    );

    if (milestones.length === 0) {
      console.log("No new GitLab milestones detected");
      return;
    }

    console.log(`Detected ${milestones.length} new milestones`);

    // We store the most recent milestone ID in the DB so that
    // we don't process it (and previous milestones) in future runs.
    lastProcessedMilestoneId = milestones[0].id;
    this._setLastProcessedMilestoneId(lastProcessedMilestoneId);

    // We need to sort the retrieved milestones
    // in reverse order (since the Gitlab API sorts them
    // from most to least recent) and emit an event for each
    // one of them.
    milestones.reverse().forEach((milestone) => {
      const meta = this.generateMeta(milestone);
      this.$emit(milestone, meta);
    });
  },
};

Trigger 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 $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
timer$.interface.timer
Project IDprojectIdintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Trigger 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:

apiread_userread_repositorywrite_repositoryread_registrysudoopenidprofileemail

About Gitlab

Project planning and source code management

Action

Description:Find issues and pull requests by state and keyword. [See docs here](https://docs.github.com/en/search-github/searching-on-github/searching-issues-and-pull-requests)
Version:0.1.6
Key:github-search-issues-and-pull-requests

Action Code

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

export default {
  key: "github-search-issues-and-pull-requests",
  name: "Search Issues and Pull Requests",
  description: "Find issues and pull requests by state and keyword. [See docs here](https://docs.github.com/en/search-github/searching-on-github/searching-issues-and-pull-requests)",
  version: "0.1.6",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    github,
    query: {
      label: "Query",
      description: "The query contains one or more search keywords and qualifiers",
      type: "string",
    },
    maxResults: {
      label: "Maximum Results",
      description: "The maximum of resources that will be returned",
      type: "integer",
      default: 100,
    },
  },
  async run() {
    return this.github.searchIssueAndPullRequests({
      query: this.query,
      maxResults: this.maxResults,
    });
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
GitHubgithubappThis component uses the GitHub app.
Queryquerystring

The query contains one or more search keywords and qualifiers

Maximum ResultsmaxResultsinteger

The maximum of resources that will be returned

Action 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

About GitHub

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