In this video, learn about why custom actions should have a README file and the key information the file should include.
- [Instructor] So far we've put a lot … into this custom action. … We came up with an objective, made a docker file, … and then coded and tested the entry point script … with logic and commands that complete the action. … We've also added essential metadata, … so our action can run in workflows. … The last thing we need is a README file. … Now, I have to be clear, … a README file is not a requirement for an action to work. … After all, the action will work … perfectly fine without one. … However, a README file is required … if we want to share an action in the GitHub Marketplace. … In addition, a descriptive and well-written README … is strongly encouraged for explaining what your action does, … how someone can use it, … and perhaps even why they should use it in the first place. … There are a few things we want to include … in our README file. … A headline with a brief description … that clearly explains the action … and the benefits of using it. … Specifics on any secrets, environment variables, …
- Creating an action
- Creating a workflow
- Adding actions to a workflow
- Using an action from a repository
- Developing a CI/CD pipeline with GitHub Actions
- Building custom actions
- Publishing an action to the GitHub Marketplace
Skill Level Beginner
1. Your First Action
Your first Action2m 31s
2. Connecting Actions with Workflows
3. Using Actions
4. Developing a CI/CD Workflow
5. Building Custom Actions
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