Josh Wulf

Josh Wulf

Open Source Developer Advocate


How to write a GitHub Action

Building your own GitHub Action.

Josh Wulf

3 minutes read

GitHub Actions are small, reusable modules of functionality that can participate in GitHub Workflows. You can add a GitHub workflow yaml file to any GitHub repo, and have it run in response to events like code pushes, pull requests - even arbitrary events posted to the repository’s repository_dispatch REST endpoint over the GitHub API.

Josh Wulf

6 minutes read

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Update 2019: This article was originally published on on Feb 21, 2017, and got 183 comments on Reddit, and 237 comments on Hacker News. Many commenters said it couldn’t be done — they worked in closed source fintech shops, on BitBucket, and reasons… So I quit my job as a recruiter, got a job at a closed source fintech on BitBucket, and got it done within 15 months — read about it on Open

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