This marks 1️⃣ year since our initial private beta announcement! 🎉

Today's Changelog brings you the ability to bulk add items to projects and GraphQL API improvements!

🪷 Bulk add items

To make it even easier to add your issues and pull requests to a project, we have now added a new way to bulk add issues to your projects.

  • Hit the + button by the omnibar.
  • Select Add item from repository.
  • Pick your repository and get adding.

2022-06-22 19-30-46 2022-06-22 20_02_27

🤖 GraphQL API improvements

The projects GraphQL API is now generally available 🎉. With this update, we are announcing:

1) The introduction of new ProjectV2 object and mutations.
2) The deprecation of ProjectNext object and mutations, scheduled for 1st October 2022.

What are the new changes?

We have added a new ProjectV2 object to our GraphQL API to programmatically access a project.

The fields of the project are now available as:

The items of the project are represented by the ProjectV2Item object. It contains a field type to identify the item type – Issue, Pull Request, Draft Issue or Redacted. The values of the item are available under the fieldValues field.

We are also adding the following mutations for updating a project:

Based on feedback that more granular scopes would be useful, we have introduced new OAuth scopes specifically for this update:

  • The read:project scope provides query access to ProjectV2 objects.
  • The project scope provides query access to ProjectV2 objects and access to mutations.

✨ Bug fixes & improvements

Other changes include:

  • Bug fix where @mentions didn't include all users when editing a comment.
  • Ability to open the issues side-panel using the spacebar.
  • Long project titles no longer truncate when there is room to display the full title.
  • Bug fix to resolve a flash that occurs when creating or editing a project view title.

See how to use GitHub for project planning with GitHub Issues, check out what's on the roadmap, and learn more in the docs.