Anything that gets saved from a workflow is known as an artifact. In this video, learn how to create, store, and access artifacts.
- [Instructor] It's often a case … that you'll want to keep something … after a workflow has been completed. … This is known as an artifact. … An artifact can be one file or a collection of files. … Some examples are compiled binaries, … archives like zip files or jar files, … test results from performance testing or code coverage, … and log files or other output … that might be useful for debugging. … Artifacts can also be used to pass data … between jobs in a workflow. … Because each job runs in a fresh virtual environment, … when the job completes, … that environment is deleted. … Anything else you might want to share … with another job will be gone. … Let's take for example a workflow with two jobs. … The second job has a dependency … on a file created by the first job. … To share the file, … Job 1 could create and upload the artifact. … Job 2 would wait for Job 1 to complete … and then download and use the artifact. … Artifacts can only be uploaded by a workflow. … This is done with the appli named upload-artifact action. …
- 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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