The Dockerfile is used to build the container that runs your Action. In this video, use Dockerfile directives to set the base image for the container along with the tools you need for your custom Action.
- [Narrator] Now that we have an objective … for our custom action, we need … a repository and a Dockerfile. … I'm working in a brand new, public GitHub repo … that I've cloned to my local system. … I've already coded the Dockerfile, … so let's take a look at it. … If you're following along the files I'm working with … are available in the exercise files. … At the top of the file is the FROM directive. … This sets Alpine Linux as the base image for our container. … After that, we install the tools … we'll need to make our action work … with the RUN command. … Alpine uses the apk command to install packages. … The arguments for the apk command … list the packages we need to install. … We're installing four tools for this action, … bash, … httpie, … and jq. … We'll use bash as the interpreter for our script. … And we'll need httpie to interact … with the GitHub API. … We'll use jq to work with data in the JSON format. … I've also included some calls to the which command. … So we can see where the tools get installed. …
- Creating an action
- Creating a workflow
- Adding actions to a workflow
- Using an action from a repository
- Using environment variables
- Building custom actions
- Use cases for actions and workflows
Skill Level Beginner
1. Your first Action
2. Connecting Actions with Workflows
3. Using Actions
4. Building Custom Actions
5. Use Cases
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