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GitHub Actions — How to Add Comments in YAML Files

GitHub Actions are a seamless way to integrate automated tasks into your repository. Sometimes it’s helpful to leave a comment in the action’s YAML file. Yes! Workflow files in GitHub Actions support comments! This tutorial shows you how to add comments to GitHub Actions workflow files. {{outline}} Add …

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GitHub Actions — How to Test Lerna Monorepos

GitHub Actions provide a convenient way to test your project. Typically, you’ll trigger test runs and builds through push or pull request events. When testing lerna monorepos, there’s a nuance that you must keep in mind: the CI environment! This tutorial shows you how to configure lerna to …

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GitHub Actions — Run a Workflow When Creating a Tag

GitHub Actions provider powerful configurations. You can customize the event triggers to run a job to your own needs. We use a handy workflow to publish our packages to the GitHub Package Registry in our repositories. The “publish workflow” only runs when creating a new tag in a repository. {{outline} …

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GitHub Actions — Customize the Job Name

GitHub Actions provide a convenient way to run your application tests. You can also run a test matrix with different dependency versions. For example, a test matrix can consist of three Node.js and two MongoDB versions. The test suite will then run against all combinations of Node.js and …

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GitHub Actions — Run on Pull Request

GitHub Actions have different triggers. You can run an action when pushing code to a repository, or when creating a new tag. When building open source packages, you may receive pull requests from users. Typically, you want to run your test suite against the changed code in the pull request. …

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GitHub Actions — Using MongoDB Replica Sets

GitHub Actions let you automate tasks on your repositories. For example, you can move your entire CI/CD pipeline to GitHub using Actions. You probably need a database when running your tests. MongoDB recommends using replica sets in production environments. You can push your testing environment as close to the …

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