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Building Github Actions from the terminal

rajasegar profile image Rajasegar Chandran ・1 min read

My Workflow

Generally, most of the time, I will be re-using my Github actions from one project to another. So I needed a tool to re-use existing Github actions from my other projects. Hence I created a CLI tool called github-actions-builder to create / copy-paste my Github actions across various projects.

Install

npm install github-actions-builder

Usage

github-actions-builder

There are 3 modes of choosing workflow:

  • Choose from Starter Templates
  • Copy existing workflow
  • Setup a Custom Workflow

Choose from Starter Templates

This will help you to choose the pre-defined templates from
actions/starter-workflows based on categories like Automation, CI, etc.,

choose-workflow-demo

Copy existing workflow

This will help you to copy existing workflows from various repositories either yours or others. All you need to do is to give the repo info in the form of:
<user-name>/<repo-name> and choose the workflow you want to copy.

copy-workflow-demo

Setup a Custom Workflow [BETA]

This will ask a series of questions to setup your workflow.
This is still a Work-In-Progress, it will not give exhaustive options to setup your workflow.

custom-workflow-demo

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Github Actions Builder - A CLI tool to create / copy / paste github actions from command line.

github-actions-builder

Build Status semantic-release npm version

A CLI tool to build github actions workflows from wherever you are.

install

npm install github-actions-builder

usage

gab

There are 3 modes of choosing workflow:

  • Choose from Starter Templates
  • Copy existing workflow
  • Setup a Custom Workflow

Choose from Starter Templates

This will help you to choose the pre-defined templates from actions/starter-workflows based on categories like Automation, CI, etc.,

choose-workflow-demo

Copy existing workflow

This will help you to copy existing workflows from various repositories either yours or others. All you need to do is to give the repo info in the form of: <user-name>/<repo-name> and choose the workflow you want to copy.

copy-workflow-demo

Setup a Custom Workflow [BETA]

This will ask a series of questions to seup your workflow. This is still a Work-In-Progress, it will not give exhaustive options to setup your workflow.

custom-workflow-demo

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