"Think GitHub projects on steroids"

Serverless with a twist: Scope gives you a bird’s eye view of your GitHub projects

Gabriela Motroc

The team at Serverless has just released Scope, which promises to offer you a customizable bird’s eye view of your Github project. This open source status board driven by Serverless technology can be deployed as a stand-alone application or can be embedded directly into your project’s site.

Serverless developer David Wells announced the release of Scope, an open source status board driven by Serverless technology which promises to give you a customizable bird’s eye view of your open source project.

According to the project description, Scope automatically pulls in issues and Pull requests and sorts them into columns you define. The application can be cloned down, configured, & deployed for your project in minutes. It runs on AWS and can be deployed using their free tier.

Furthermore, Scope can be deployed as a stand-alone application or can be embedded directly into your project’s site.

SEE ALSO: The Serverless Framework introduces OpenWhisk support

Scope overview

Wells explained that Scope was created for their community “to help keep people up to speed with what’s happening with the serverless project, and to highlight places where we actively want feedback + collaboration.”

Scope solves a few other problems:

  • Quickly sort and see high priority issues & Pull requests
  • Call out which issues need attention from your community
  • Zoom into important aspect of your open source project

The list of features includes the following:

  • Customize the labels/columns to fit your project
  • Customizable styles 💁
  • Driven by push based GitHub webhooks
  • Run as stand-alone app or embed on your project’s site
  • No servers

Although it was released almost a week ago, it has already been starred 145 times. Prior to Scope, Serverless introduced OpenWhisk support.

The OpenWhisk Provider Plugin allows developers to build applications for the OpenWhisk cloud platform using the Serverless Framework.

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Gabriela Motroc
Gabriela Motroc is an online editor for JAXenter.com. Before working at S&S Media she studied International Communication Management at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

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