Generate release notes from Trello cards


You can install it using npm.

npm install trello-releasenotes

Obtain a Trello token

First, log in to Trello and open Generate API Keys. You'll receive an key to use in the next step.

Second, call to grant access for this application. Be sure to replace YOUR_KEY with the key received in the first step.

For further information visit: Getting a Token from a User

Store the key from the first action in setting applicationKey of settings.json and the token received from the second step in userToken.


There are some settings you can set up in settings.json:

applicationKey      Insert your obtained application key from Trello to get access to it
userToken           Define your user token you'll receive when obtaining an application ey
boardId             Define the id of the board you want to search for release notes
releaseIdentifier   Default is set to 'RELEASE:'
template            Defines the template to use
exportLinks         if true, links are written to the exported data; the default template is able to handle that
exportPath          Set a path if release notes should be exported to a specific path
titleReplacePattern A replace regular expression to replace parts of the title (export)
strings             These are used to create the export, translate them into your language if you want

version and product of strings are used to generate the filename.

How to obtain the board id

When you open your Trello account you get a list of boards, open one of it and the URL will be something like

Copy identifier and set this one as the boardId in settings.json. This is used to search for lists if there is no command line option that overrides that setting.