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 URL in Zoho Projects to map the specific project with Github.

To copy service hooks URL of Zoho Projects :

  1. Login to Zoho Projects with your login credentials.
  2. In Home section, click Projects.
  3. In Projects list view, select the desired project.
  4. Hover over Users and then click the enabled Project Settings.
  5. Click Service Hooks tab and then copy the Project ID and Token value URL of Github Integration to paste in Github.
    gservice-hooks

Create a repository in Github

To 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

To set service hook in Github :

  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 Configure services.
  5. Search and select the hook Zoho Projects from the Services options.
    gzoho-hook
  6. In Project ID and Token, paste the  Project ID and Token copied from Zoho Projects.
    gurl-paste
  7. Click Update settings to create a service hook for Zoho Projects in Github.

Edit source commits in Github

To 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 and 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

To view the history of commit changes :

  1. In HOME section, click Projects.
  2. In Projects list view, click the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and then click Bugs from the displayed options.
  4. Click the desired bug to view the commit changes history.

    gbug-commit

View all changesets in Zoho Projects

To view changesets :

  1. In HOME section, click Projects.
  2. In Projects list view, click the desired project.
  3. Hover over Bugs and then click Changesets from the displayed options.

    all-changeset
  4. In All Changesets, you can view all the changesets for that project.

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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