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Quick Demo

Moving Medium'S Bookmarks To Trello Using Javascript

Getting started

You might have to update the .env file from time to time, because cookies have limited lifetime.


Features

conventions: field = list name; keyword = filter key

  • fetch saved posts from Medium and transfer them to Trello and also remove them from bookmark list
  • the keywords for a field can also include regular expressions
    Moving Medium'S Bookmarks To Trello Using Javascript
  • add keyword to a field

    Syntax: $field_name $filter_key1 | $filter_key2

    Example: react react hooks | bstyled componentsb

    Moving Medium'S Bookmarks To Trello Using Javascript
  • create field and add keywords to it

    Syntax: create!$field_name $filter_key1 | $filter_key2

    Example: create!posts development posts

    Moving Medium'S Bookmarks To Trello Using Javascript

  • You can see where each card will be placed by having a look at info.log file after getting the message All good? (y/n)
  • the show_list command will print the existing lists to the info.log file
  • create a Trello list if the list name exists in config.json, but not in Trello
  • add link to a list(which doesn’t have to exist) without applying any filters. Read More

    Syntax: temp!$list_name

    Example: temp!react

    Moving Medium'S Bookmarks To Trello Using Javascript

Setting up Trello

Getting the idBoard & token & cookie
  • Create a new card
  • Open the dev tools and open the Network tab
  • Clear the Network tab.
  • Create a new list(doesn’t matter the name)
  • Click on the lists request
  • Click on the Headers tab
  • Head over to Request Payload
  • Select the idBoard and paste it in the .env file
  • Select the token and paste it in the .env file next to tokenTrello
  • Select the cookie(located in the Request Headers) and paste it in the .env file next to cookieTrello
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    Moving Medium'S Bookmarks To Trello Using Javascript
Getting the trello-specific url (needed when adding a new list to a board)
  • Copy the short link from the url (https://trello.com/b/COPY_THIS_ONE/board_name)
  • Head over the urlTrello property
  • in the .env file replace the YOUR_BOARD_ID with the short link
  • You may now delete the list you have created earlier

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Moving Medium'S Bookmarks To Trello Using Javascript

Setting up Medium

Getting the cookie & token

  • Go to your bookmarks
  • Open the dev tools and go to the Network tab
  • Refresh the page and scroll down until a new request is made (bookmarks?limit=20…)
  • Select the Headers tab
  • Copy the cookie located in the Request Headers and paste it in the .env file
  • Coy the x-xsrf-token located in the Request Headers and paste it in the .env file

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Moving Medium'S Bookmarks To Trello Using Javascript

Usage

In your current directory:
node main.js

Available features.

Contributing

There are always improvements that could be made. All I ask is that you open an issue and we discuss your proposed changes before you create a pull request.

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