discord-transcript-generator is a command-line utility that generates a Markdown transcript for a given day from a Discord Channel's chat logs. This was developed as a way to easily generate transcripts for ESLint Technical Steering Committee meetings.
npm install discord-transcript-generator
yarn add discord-transcript-generator
The utility can be installed and used locally or globally.
A registered Discord bot is required to use this utility. If you haven't already done so, please follow the instructions here to set one up.
When used on the command-line, please use the following arguments.
Date constructor. It is treated as UTC.
output: An output file path. This is resolved relative to the current working directory.
id: The ID of the Discord Channel to generate the transcript from.
token: The token for the registered Discord bot. The user must first register a Discord Bot and add it to their server to use this utility.
name (optional): The name of the meeting. Used to add a title to the generated transcript. If not given, only the given date will appear in the title.
generate-discord-transcript \ --date=5/21/2020 \ --output=./path/to/transcripts/2020-05-21.md \ --id=735298510354839572 \ --token=eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9 \ --name="ESLint TSC Meeting"