In this video, discover how to create a workflow that connects actions.
- [Instructor] Actions are great … for the functionality they provide, … but on their own, actions can't do much. … To do anything useful with an action, … we also need a workflow. … The main purpose of a workflow … is to define the GitHub event that triggers execution … of any actions the workflow contains. … Workflows also define which actions will be run … based on the event. … Using these two features together, … one repository can contain several workflows, … each calling different actions based on specific events. … Workflows can be created using a file … or with a workflow editor in the GitHub web interface. … We've already seen how to create a workflow … using the web interface, … so I won't go through that entire process again, … but I do want to point out a few things … that we didn't discuss. … I've created a new GitHub repository, … and I'm editing a workflow. … I wanted to show how on this screen, … you can select the action that triggers the workflow. … With this pull-down menu under Run, …
- 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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