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@actions/github

2.1.1 • Public • Published

@actions/github

A hydrated Octokit client.

Usage

Returns an authenticated Octokit client that follows the machine proxy settings. See https://octokit.github.io/rest.js for the API.

const github = require('@actions/github');
const core = require('@actions/core');
 
async function run() {
    // This should be a token with access to your repository scoped in as a secret.
    // The YML workflow will need to set myToken with the GitHub Secret Token
    // myToken: ${{ secrets.GITHUB_TOKEN }}
    // https://help.github.com/en/actions/automating-your-workflow-with-github-actions/authenticating-with-the-github_token#about-the-github_token-secret
    const myToken = core.getInput('myToken');
 
    const octokit = new github.GitHub(myToken);
 
    const { data: pullRequest } = await octokit.pulls.get({
        owner: 'octokit',
        repo: 'rest.js',
        pull_number: 123,
        mediaType: {
          format: 'diff'
        }
    });
 
    console.log(pullRequest);
}
 
run();

You can pass client options, as specified by Octokit, as a second argument to the GitHub constructor.

You can also make GraphQL requests. See https://github.com/octokit/graphql.js for the API.

const result = await octokit.graphql(query, variables);

Finally, you can get the context of the current action:

const github = require('@actions/github');
 
const context = github.context;
 
const newIssue = await octokit.issues.create({
  ...context.repo,
  title: 'New issue!',
  body: 'Hello Universe!'
});

Webhook payload typescript definitions

The npm module @octokit/webhooks provides type definitions for the response payloads. You can cast the payload to these types for better type information.

First, install the npm module npm install @octokit/webhooks

Then, assert the type based on the eventName

import * as core from '@actions/core'
import * as github from '@actions/github'
import * as Webhooks from '@octokit/webhooks'
if (github.context.eventName === 'push') {
  const pushPayload = github.context.payload as Webhooks.WebhookPayloadPush
  core.info(`The head commit is: ${pushPayload.head}`)
}

Install

npm i @actions/github

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Version

2.1.1

License

MIT

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