Automate your workflow through GitHub Action - Blogs
X
06May

Automate your workflow through GitHub Action

GitHub Action:

GitHub Actions is a continues integration and continues delivery platform that allows you to automate your build, test, deployment pipeline. GitHub actions let you run workflows when other events happen in your repository. GitHub provides Linux, Windows, and macOS virtual machines to run your workflows, or you can host your own self-hosted runners in your own datacenter.

The GitHub Actions consist of several components including:

  • GitHub Events
  • Runner
  • Workflow

GitHub Events:

An event is a specific activity in a repository that triggers a workflow run on GitHub.

Runner:

A runner is a server that runs your workflows when they're triggered. Each runner can run a single job at a time. There are 2 types of Runners Available

  • GitHub Hosted Runner
  • Self-Hosted Runner

Workflow:

A Workflow is an Automated process that is made of one job or multiple jobs, and it can be trigger by an event. Workflows are defined using a YAML file in the. github/workflows directory.

Get Started with GitHub Actions:

1. Navigate to Actions from your repository's home page.

Picture0

2. Then pick a template you would like to use and click on configure.

picture1

3. You may now commit the Action to your repository by pressing the start Commit button.

Picture2

Adding an Actions template to your workflow:

Action template can be found on GitHub marketplace. There are 10000 + Actions are available in marketplace.

Picture3

4. On the main page of your repository, click Actions.

 

Picture4

 

5. After you click build, you'll see all the specifics for your workflow file.

 

Picture5

Picture6

6. Your result file is now visible.

Picture7

Conclusion :

I Hope that this Blog helped you to  understand GitHub Actions and how can you use them to automate GitHub Workflow . Also its gives you a short idea about events , runner & workflow and how can you use them .

Related

Using XMPP and Openfire server in ASP.NET C# - Part -1

Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP)The Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMP...

Read More >

NAV – Connecting External SQL

This blog is intended to see how Microsoft Dynamics NAV (here onwards NAV) can be connected to exter...

Read More >

Partnership Program

The Canarys Partner Program:Canarys is all set to expand its business reach across the Globe and is ...

Read More >

Using XMPP and Openfire server in ASP.NET C# - Part -2

Roster in XMPPRoster are the contacts of  user (contact list). Roster Handlers in AgsXmppL...

Read More >

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics ab...

Read More >

What’s new: Extension for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016

We all have seen the situation where we need to put in lot of efforts to modify the standard NAV obj...

Read More >

Download Bugzilla - TFS Migrator

Seamless, Stress-free and Simplified Migrations using CDMT “Canarys Data Migration Tool”

Read More >

NAV – Connecting Microsoft Dynamics CRM customized entities

This blog is intended to see how Microsoft Dynamics NAV (here onwards NAV) can be connected to exter...

Read More >

Introduction to Azure DevOps Server (TFS) and Azure DevOps Services (VSTS)

In this blog we will talk about introduction to Azure DevOps Sever earlier called as Team Foundation...

Read More >

Software Testing

vinay.ramamurthy

Read More >

Share

Try DevOpSmartBoard Ultimate complete Azure DevOps End-to end reporting tool

Sign Up

  • Recent
  • Popular
  • Tag
Monthly Archive
Subscribe
Name

Text/HTML
Contact Us
  • *
  • *