Headsupper.io was a free GitHub webhook service that emailed people when commits had the configurable keyword “headsup” in it.
How it was set up
First, you needed to authenticate with your GitHub account. Then create your first configuration and enter the following:
- The GitHub “full name”.
- Pick a secret.
- Who to send to.
- Go to your GitHub project’s Setting page and enter a new Webhook and the URL
How it was built
Headsupper.io was a mix between ReactJS and Django, according to developer Peter Bengtsson.
“The whole client-side app was built statically with Webpack in ES6. It’s served as static files through Nginx. But Nginx is making an exception on all URLs that start withPeter Bengtsson – Peterbe.com
/api/*it used for loading and setting JSON. The
/accounts/*is used for the GitHub OAuth endpoints.”