Notifications for GitHub Issues

CatLight can monitor your GitHub projects and show desktop status notifications for issues, incoming pull requests, and GitHub Action pipelines.

CatLight Github issue desktop notification

Use CatLight to keep track of issues assigned to you, and to get updates on issues that you created. When a new issue is assigned to you, CatLight will change the color of the tray icon and show an alert.

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How to configure GitHub issues notifications?

1. Get CatLight app

Download CatLight. The app works on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

2. Connect to GitHub

Click on "Start new configuration", and select GitHub connection. If you use GitHub Enterprise, provide the url of the server where you want to monitor jobs.

Connect to GitHub to monitor issues

3. Select repos to monitor

CatLight can monitor issues in multiple GitHub repos at the same time. You will receive notifications about new assigned or changed issues. You can also monitor updates on issues that you have created for other people.

4. Get desktop notifications

CatLight will show a desktop notification when the new GitHub issues is created or changed.

CatLight Github issue desktop notification

CatLight Action Center dashboard

The CatLight dashboard will remind you about assigned issues, alongside incoming pull requests and broken pipelines from GitHub Actions.

The dashboard also shows a list of issues that you are blocked on.

CatLight action center dashboard

You can define custom priorities for your team to include action items from all projects.

Tell teammates that you work on the issue

With one click in CatLight, you can notify your team members that you are working on a specific issue. If this issue is on their watch list, they will get an instant notification on their desktop, and see your progress on a dashboard.

CatLight work-on-issue notification

Who is using CatLight for notifications?

CatLight is used by leading large and small companies for build, release and issue monitoring. See the list of top users and their testimonials.

Monitor GitHub actions and pull requests

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