Trello users will get native IFTTT-style automation capabilities from the company’s acquisition of Butler, a “Power-Up” add-on designed to free users from repetitive tasks.

Butler was created in 2016 as a third-party integration – known as a Power-Up – for Trello. It lets users set up simple rules to automate various Trello processes such as automatically moving a Trello card from “To-Do” to “Doing” on a specified date, or assigning a card to team members as soon as it is placed in a “Doing” list.

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No coding is required: actions are created using a simple language interface, meaning that any user can write rules, said Trello.

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