0.2.2 • Public • Published


    build status

    Why? This nodejs module implements expressjs routes to react on github, bitbucket and gitlab push hooks. The events are parsed, translated into a common format and emitted to your javascript implementation.

    Under development

    Supported event types

    ✔ supported, ∅ not supported by this service, ✘ not supported by git-hook (yet)

    Event Type Github Bitbucket Gitlab Description
    push Any git push to a Repository. This is the default event.
    issues Any time an Issue is opened or closed.
    issue_comment Any time an Issue is commented on.
    commit_comment Any time a Commit is commented on.
    create Any time a Repository, Branch, or Tag is created.
    delete Any time a Branch or Tag is deleted.
    pull_request Any time a Pull Request is opened, closed, or synchronized (updated due to a new push in the branch that the pull request is tracking).
    pull_request_review_comment Any time a Commit is commented on while inside a Pull Request review (the Files Changed tab).
    gollum Any time a Wiki page is updated.
    watch Any time a User watches the Repository.
    release Any time a Release is published in the Repository.
    fork Any time a Repository is forked.
    member Any time a User is added as a collaborator to a non-Organization Repository.
    public Any time a Repository changes from private to public.
    team_add Any time a team is added or modified on a Repository.
    status Any time a Repository has a status update from the API

    More information is available at Github, Bitbucket Pull Request POST hook , POST hook management, Gitlab


    // create githook instance
    var githook = new Githook({
        github: {
            secret: secret,
            // token : 'yourgithubtoken'
    // bind a route to githook, eg. express 4.0'/github', function (req, res) {
        debug('github event');
        gh.handleEvent('github', {
            ip: githook.determineIP(req),
            headers: req.headers,
            body: req.body
        }, function (err) {
            if (err) {
                res.send(400, 'Event not supported');
            } else {
    // wait for git events
    githook.on('push', function (eventdata) {
        // do your magic here


    Currently only the github service can be configured.

    github: {
        // @see
        secret: signaturesecret,
        // @see
        token : 'yourgithubtoken'


    Any contributions are welcome!

    1. Fork the repository on Github
    2. Create a named feature branch (like add_component_x)
    3. Write you change
    4. Write tests for your change (if applicable)
    5. Run the tests, ensuring they all pass
    6. Submit a Pull Request using Github

    License and Author

    Christoph Hartmann

    Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

    Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.


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