How to Connect GitHub Issues With Zepel
Github issues are a great way to let end users of your code report bugs, ask for new features, and discuss enhancements to the code.
By Integrating Github with Zepel, you can now funnel all these requests into Zepel where you will be able to consolidate and prioritize them and also delegate them to your squads.
Follow the steps shown below to connect GitHub Issues with Zepel and work on building better software products painlessly.
Before you begin: Make sure you’re logged in to your GitHub account and have Streams subscription enabled in your Zepel account.
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Connecting GitHub Issues with Zepel
Go to the User Settings in GitHub.
Click on the Developer Settings tab.
Select the Personal access tokens tab and click
Generate new token.
On the page that appears, give your access token a name and select the scope -
- Copy the access token that has been generated.
Move to the Zepel Streams page, click the
Add Sourcebutton, and then select GitHub from the list of integration sources.
Paste the copied access token and click the
Enable GitHubtoggle button.
webhook urlthat appears in the popup once the integration has been enabled.
Go back to the GitHub homepage, select the desired repository, and click on settings.
Webhooksfrom the left sidebar and click on the
Paste the copied webhook url in the space provided, select the relevant options you need but ensure that you have enabled the webhook event topic
Click on the
Creating a Zepel Streams Request from GitHub Issues
Go to your desired repository in GitHub and select the
Click on the
New issuebutton to create a new request.
Give the request a title and a description and click on
Submit new issue.
Tip: Use the label option to create a label called
zepel to help you organize all your requests from GitHub Issues within Zepel Streams.
Note: You can view all the issues from GitHub Issues as requests under the Requests section on the Zepel Streams page.
And voila! You’ve successfully created your request. You can now organize these requests using tags, prioritize them, and link them to a feature/item within Zepel.
Tip: Use the available filters and sort options to view specific requests based on their source and status.