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Ishaan Sheikh
Ishaan Sheikh

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Submission for the actions hackathon


This is the post for the submission of my action for the actionshackathon on DEV.

My Workflow

This GitHub action posts a new article on DEV whenever a new release has been published on GitHub.

Submission Category:

I am submitting my action under the Wacky Wildcards category.

Yaml File or Link to Code

Below is the example YAML file for the workflow to be run

    types: [published]

    runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    name: A job to post an article on DEV
      # To use this repository's private action,
      # you must check out the repository
      - name: Checkout
        uses: actions/checkout@v2
      - name: Publish Release Update on DEV
        uses: sheikh005/dev-action@1.0.0 # Uses an action in the root directory
        id: publish
          dev-to-secret: ${{ secrets.DEV_TO_TOKEN }}
          tags: "news,opensource,github" # Comma separted list of tags
      - name: Get the URL of the post
        run: echo "The URL of the POST is <${{ steps.publish.outputs.url }}>"
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Additional Resources / Info


GitHub logo frikishaan / dev-action

GitHub action to create a post on for each release published on Github.

Link to the action on the marketplace

Dev action

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