GitHub Application Setup
You will need to create and register a GitHub App under your personal account or under any organization you have administrative access to.
Org vs. Personal
Depending on your usage, your entry point for creating a GitHub app will differ:
- GitHub Accounts
You'll be asked provide details for the app, here are the required values:
Colophon will require access the following permissions to your GitHub account:
If you're forking for the purpose of using this for your self, or your organization, you should pick "Only on this account".
Once created, GitHub will generate a few key items you'll need to pass to Colophon:
You need a private key to sign access token requests to GitHub.
Click "Generate Private Key" and store the downloaded
.pemfile somewhere safe. You'll need to use this for the app environment configuration