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Backstage Shortcut Plugin

Provides an overview of user stories in Shortcut

Created by Roadie

Getting started is simple

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Installation steps

Install the plugin into Backstage.

// packages/app
'yarn add @roadiehq/backstage-plugin-shortcut'

Add proxy configurations

// app-config.yaml
proxy:
  # ...
  '/shortcut/api':
    target: https://api.app.shortcut.com/api/v3
    headers:
    Shortcut-Token: '${SHORTCUT_API_TOKEN}'

Add Shortcut stories card to Home page:.

// packages/app/src/components/home/HomePage.tsx
import { HomepageStoriesCard } from '@roadiehq/backstage-plugin-shortcut'
// ...

const HomePage = () => {
  <PageWithHeader title="Home" themeId="home">
    <Content>
      ...
        <Grid item md={6} xs={12}>
          <HomepageStoriesCard />
        </Grid>
      ...
     </Content>
  </PageWithHeader>
)

Run the backstage app with the following command and navigate to the user entity.

yarn start

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How it looks

Stories overview in Shortcut plugin.

Things to know

Authentication

The Shortcut API uses token-based authentication so in order to retrieve results you will need it. To generate an API token, go to https://app.shortcut.com/settings/account/api-tokens.

API Rate Limit in Shortcut

The Shortcut REST API limits requests to 200 per minute. Any requests over that limit will not be processed, and will return a 429 (“Too Many Requests”) response code.

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