Getting Started Guide

Github Integration in Zoho Projects

Github integration allows you to host your repositories, see source commits and make code changes. And so, now you can view all the changes made in your Github repository in Zoho Projects.

Copy service hooks URL of Zoho Projects

You must copy the Project ID and Token value in Zoho Projects to map the specific project with Github.

In Projects, select the desired project, and then click Project Customization on the right side. Scroll down to view SERVICE HOOKS and copy the Project ID and Token value URL of GitHub Integration to paste in GitHub.

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Create a repository in Github

  1. Login to Github with your login credentials.
  2. Click New repository.
    gnew-repository
  3. In Repository name, specify a name for your repository.
  4. In Description, specify additional information about your repository.
  5. Select Public or Private to indicate access privileges for the repository.
  6. Select the Initialize this repository with a README check box to clone the repository, if required.
  7. Click Create repository to create a new repository.

Set service hook in Github for Zoho Projects

  1. Login to Github with your login credentials.
  2. Select the desired repository.
  3. Click Settings and then click Webhooks & Services from the left panel.
    ghooks-settings
  4. Click Add service.
  5. Search and select the hook Zoho Projects from the Services options.
    gzoho-hook
  6. In Project and Token, paste the  Project ID and Token value copied from Zoho Projects.
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  7. Click Add service to create a service hook for Zoho Projects in Github.

Edit source commits in Github

  1. Login to Github with your login credentials.
  2. Select the desired repository.
  3. Select the desired source file to edit.
    gedit-source
  4. Click Edit to modify the code as required.
  5. In Commit changes modify the required details, if required.
    gedit-commit
  6. Click Commit changes to save and submit the commit changes.

View commit changes history in Zoho Projects

In Projects, select the required project, and then click Bugs. In List view, click the desired bug to view the commit changes history.

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View all changesets in Zoho Projects

In Projects, select the required project, and click Bugs. And then click Changesets from the displayed option, to view all the changesets for the project.

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Note:

  • If you specify a bug ID while committing changes in Github, the commit message automatically gets linked to that particular bug in Zoho Projects.
  • Syntax: OPEN SQUARE BRACKET #BUGID CLOSE SQUARE BRACKET followed by commit message.
  • Example: [#EPI19] fixed the memory leak issue. This will associate the changeset for the bug with ID EPI19.
  • To associate more than one bugs, provide the BUG IDs separated by comma.
    Example: [#EPI19,#EPI20] changed the DB name.

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