Query GitHub using Slack commands

You can query your GitHub account from Slack using the '/yoke' command.

Connecting Yoke to Slack

Configure a “Slash Command” listed under “DIY Integrations & Customizations” in the Slack Integrations page with these fields:

Once the integration is configured, you can click the “Slack integration” link in the profile drop-down (top-right of the screen) to obtain the /yoke login [user] [token] command which links your Yoke and Slack accounts.

That's it! You have connected Slack to your Yoke board, and can query GitHub and 48 other applications from the comfort of your Slack chatroom. Read more about the Slack-Yoke integration.

Querying GitHub

If you are a new Yoke user, you must first create cards that connect to GitHub. Yoke supports several types of cards that track open pull requests, open issues, issues matching any GitHub search string, and notifications in your account.

/yoke list shows all the cards on your Yoke board. Here's a sample response:

slackbot10:40 AMOnly you can see this message
Here's a list of your cards:
open issues in Acme project
open pull requests
• ... and card titles from other connected apps

/yoke list Acme issues lists the items in the first card.

slackbot10:40 AMOnly you can see this message
Your card 2 open issues in Acme project has the following items:
Update README.md

You can click the links to jump the related pull requests and issues in GitHub.

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