Metadata provides additional details about your action. See how to add a description, icons, and more to custom actions in this video.
- [Instructor] At this point we have … just about everything in place for our action. … Now we can add metadata. … The metadata will provide details about the action. … And more importantly, it specifies the interfaces needed … for the workflow environment to call to action successfully, … we can include seven types of metadata for our action. … Required metadata includes the action name, a description, … the author of the action, … and the specific commands needed to run the action. … And I should say that the author isn't really required. … But if you're writing a custom action, … you should be proud to put your name on it. … Other metadata that we can include, … but isn't required our inputs, outputs and branding. … GitHub uses feather icons, to add icons to actions. … On the feather icons website, we can see that there are … hundreds of different icons to choose from. … To find the right icon, we can use the Search bar … to filter things down a bit. … Action we're currently developing, …
- 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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