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How to Use Magical to Transfer Data from Github to Datadog
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Transfer Data from Github to Datadog: A Step-by-Step Guide

With Magical, you can transfer data from Github to Datadog in seconds – no complex integrations or code required. In this post, we'll discuss what Magical is, how to install it, and how to use Magical to transfer data from Github to Datadog, helping you streamline your development and monitoring processes.

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What Github data can you transfer

Magical enables you to transfer a wide array of data from Github to Datadog. Here are some examples of the information you can extract:

Issue Title
Issue Description
And move more types of information by creating your own custom labels.

How to Transfer data from Github to Datadog using Magical?

Now that you have the Magical Chrome extension installed, let's discuss how to transfer data from Github to Datadog for more efficient development and monitoring. Follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to your Github account and open the repository containing the data you want to transfer, such as repository name, commit message, branch name, and author.
  2. In Github, label the information you want to transfer with Magical, like Repository Name, Commit Message, Branch Name, or Author.
  3. Sign in to your Datadog account and open the dashboard where you want to add the Github data.
  4. Type "//" in an empty field and select the information you want to transfer from Github such as Repository Name, Commit Message, etc.
  5. The next time you fill out a dashboard, Magical will automatically transfer all the fields into the form with one click.

About Github and Datadog

Efficient development and monitoring are crucial to maintaining a robust and reliable software. Github is a powerful development platform and Datadog is a comprehensive monitoring solution. Combining the capabilities of these two platforms can significantly enhance your development and monitoring efforts. By leveraging Magical, you can easily move information from Github to Datadog, allowing you to focus on improving your software and enhancing its reliability.

Other ways to connect Github and Datadog

Using Zapier

Zapier provides a seamless connection between Github and Datadog, allowing for automatic data transfer between the two platforms without the need for coding. This integration offers a variety of triggers and actions, enabling you to automate workflows and save time

Using an API

An additional approach to integrate Github and Datadog is by directly utilizing their APIs. By integrating both APIs, you empower development and monitoring teams with real-time insights, fostering improved communication and a superior software experience. To employ this method, refer to their respective API documentation.

Common questions


Magical is a chrome extension that allows users to extract information from any website without complex integrations or APIs. You can run it on Github and transfer data directly to Datadog. The extension is designed to simplify the process of data collection by automating the extraction of information from Github. Magical is free, easy to use, and it can save you a lot of time and effort.


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