We are happy to announce that you can now add multiple GitHub repositories within any Assembla project. Note: The same update was also applied to our Bitbucket tool/integration which works similarly to the GitHub tool discussed below.
If you are not familiar with the GitHub tool, it allows you to integrate GitHub repositories with Assembla’s tickets and activity stream. Previously, projects were limited to one GitHub repository per project, but a recent survey concluded that the biggest improvement we could make to the integration was to allow multiple GitHub repos per project. We listened.
While Assembla is well known as the best Subversion host, as well as a rock solid Git host, we understand that our users may prefer to use GitHub (or Bitbucket) for various reasons. Existing users already using the GitHub tool expressed their love for being able to use GitHub seamlessly with Assembla’s ticket, collaboration, and project management tools. Instead of fighting this, we want to embrace it with a seamless integration that we will continue to improve.
“Assembla's GitHub integration allows our team to enjoy the best of both worlds - GitHub's developer community and team development features tightly integrated with Assembla's task planning and tracking, wikis, and other project management tools. We can easily reference and update Assembla tickets with GitHub commits and see all project activity in one unified stream via Assembla. The combination of tools works great for our team."
Michael Katz, Principal Software Developer, Kinvey
To add a GitHub repository to your Assembla project, visit the Admin section > Tools page > and click ‘Add” next to the GitHub tool. Once one has been added, the button will now say ‘Add Another’ to add multiple GitHub repositories. Once the tool has been added, you can click on it in your navigation > enter your repository URL > and follow the on page instructions to finish setup.
Thank you everyone who participated in the survey that lead to this improvement. If you have any other feedback regarding this integration, or improvements to any other tools, please visit our feedback site.
If you do not have an Assembla project and would like to check out this integration, try Assembla out for free.