Having a plan in place can make coding a custom action an enjoyable experience. In this video, explore the list of parts of a plan for developing a custom action.
- [Instructor] For our custom action … let's pick something that we do often … that can be automated. … For example, creating a release … is easy enough to do manually. … I'm looking at the release page for this repository … and to create a release … I could just click the Create a new release button, … and then I would fill out the form, … give it a tag and a message, … and then I would click Publish release. … But I'm thinking it would be pretty cool … to have an action that can create a release for me … based on a keyword in a commit message. … Let's say I'm working on a bug … in my super cool project … and I've fixed it by adding a new file. … Now I'm ready to commit the code, … and in my commit message I include a keyword like "FIXED," … and I'll also say "the bug has been squashed." … Now when I push the code, … my action would see the keyword "FIXED" … and my commit message and automatically create a release. … That will save me some time … since I won't have to create the release …
- 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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